Mental Hlth Chall.-Contin.Care

Mental Hlth Chall.-Contin.Care

PSWR 1040

In this course, students are introduced to cognitive disorders, mental health disorders, emotional illness and psychiatric disorders. There is an emphasis on the role of the Personal Support Worker (PSW) in relation to cognitive and mental health disorders as they affect all aspects of a person’s life. Students examine how to support clients and families in dealing with these illnesses.

Credits

2

Course Hours

28

Prerequisites

Post Secondary level BIOL 1014 The Essential Body Minimum Grade of 50

Students registering for credit courses for the first time must declare a program at the point of registration. Declaring a program does not necessarily mean students must complete a program, individual courses may be taken for skill improvement and upgrading.

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