69:472 Psychiatric Rehabilitation and Recovery [Dusome]

Prerequisites: 69/71:360 or 69:368.

The student will apply the philosophy and principles of psychiatric rehabilitation to service provision for people with severe and persistent mental illness. Common challenges experienced by this population will be discussed with an emphasis on self-help, empowerment, and recovery. The course will focus on community-based service delivery but will include provision of mental health services in correctional facilities and long-term care settings.

3 lecture hours per week, 4 practice hours per week , one term

Transfer Equivalents: Look up 69:472 in the BU Course Transfer Database.

Instructor: Debra Dusome