This program provides a solid background in mental health so individuals can work comfortably with clients who exhibit both effective and maladaptive behaviors. It is made up of six different key topics:
- Abnormal Psychology
- Mental Health Technician
- Direct Support Professional
- Better Interpersonal Communication
- Personal Excellence
- Addiction & Recovery: An Introduction
A variety of therapies and treatments are explored to assist in dealing with psychological or psychosocial problems, such as substance use conditions, medical illnesses, developmental delays and disabilities, and social stressors such as poverty, domestic violence, and homelessness. Abnormal Psychology will introduce psychopathology and changing views of mental illness. This course examines impairments in brain functions and social processes and how this affects everyday life. Our course explores disorders of childhood, mood disorders, psychoses, schizophrenia, sexuality, eating, and anxiety disorders. Students will also learn methods for providing assistance with living skills development, health maintenance, medication administration, personal care, and behavioral development.
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Requirements: You'll need a PC running Windows 98 or Windows XP. You'll also need an Internet connection and e-mail capability. Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat Reader are required for this course.
You will receive a password and log-in information via email within 3-5 business days of registering for this course. Course materials are included and will be mailed to you within 10 business days. You have 12 months to complete this course. You must make an 70 or higher as your final grade to successfully complete the course and receive a certificate of completion.
There are no refunds for this course.
If you have questions about this course, please contact the online coordinator at 470-578-6693 or email@example.com.