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Pmh Np: Families Adolescents Children Mental Health Didactic (NUR-698)


Semester: Summer 2021
Number: 0302-698-001
Instructor: William Jacobowitz
Days: Wednesday 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Note: Online, Synchronous
Location: Online
Credits: 2
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Description:

Students analyze, compare and contrast brief models for therapy with adult and geriatric psychiatric clients. Each models principles, structure and strategies are explored. Case studies are utilized to develop plans of treatment including pharmacotherapy for clients with specific disorder.

Learning Goals:   At the completion of the course the student will be able to:1. Analyze diversity in family units and the influence of culture on the health or dysfunction of a family. 2. Analyze risk factors that interfere with optimum family functioning such as physical illnesses, or a family crisis3. Compare and contrast family therapy and family based approaches for treatment. 4. Compare and contrast models for treatment for families, adolescents and children on structure, principles, techniques and research evidence on effectiveness/outcomes.5. Analyze the effects of illness on family functioning 6. Analyze supportive treatment and psychoeducation as models for family intervention.

*The learning goals displayed here are those for one section of this course as offered in a recent semester, and are provided for the purpose of information only. The exact learning goals for each course section in a specific semester will be stated on the syllabus distributed at the start of the semester, and may differ in wording and emphasis from those shown here.

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