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Unformatted text preview: MENTAL HEALTH WORKSHOP HSC 526 COURSE OUTLINE Dr. Mark Minelli Spring 2009 Office: Health Professions Room #2235 Phone: 774-2685 Email: Minel1mj@cmich.edu Course Description: Concentrated study of mental health and illness as related to home, school, and community. (an experiential, involvement and group work approach) Learning Objectives: Upon completing this course, the student should be able to: 1. Identify the status of his/her mental health and list principles to improve it. 2. Verify stressors in life and describe coping skills. 3. Compare, observe and practice counseling skills for health professionals. 4. Demonstrate ability to express thoughts and feelings both in writing and in speaking. 5. List methods used in violence/injury prevention programs and conflict resolution. 6. Describe rational thinking to feelings and behavior. 7. Share a plan for self-improvement for mental health. 8. Demonstrate concern for others. 9. Identify when professional help is needed and describe options for referral within the formal and informal mental health system. 10. Demonstrate areas of personal satisfaction and peak experience. 11. Infer humor as a sign of, and an ingredient of mental health. 12. Plan and present a mental health education course unit. 13. Outline personal goals. 14. Interpret attitudes, values and beliefs related to: A. Past influences and decisions. B. Self-concept, work and stress. C. Love and sex. D. Intimate relationships and family life. E. Death and meaning of life. F. Future goals and personal philosophy. 15. Give examples of new behavior outside as well as inside of class. 16. Describe a climate of trust in which personal self-disclosure can occur. 17. Justify group interaction as a way to: A. Explore personal issues. B. Confront and support others in an honest caring way. C. Clarify personal goals. D. Search for alternatives and options. E. Give feedback to others freely. 18. Demonstrate taking responsibility for personal learning. 19. Identify personal growth issues in relation to other world cultures. C:MSWORD7\HSC526\SYLLABUS.SPRING 2009(S DRIVE)12/01/2011 1 20. Provide and explain examples of mental health disorders i.e. depression, schizophrenia, and addictive disorders. Textbook and other Required Materials: Minelli, M. (2007) The Art of Living: Pathways to Personal Growth . (2 nd ed.) Champaign, IL: Stipes Publishing....
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This note was uploaded on 12/01/2011 for the course HDF 411 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at Central Mich..
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