PP 7044 Consultation and Community Mental Health
This course surveys the major methodologies for completing psychological research, with an emphasis on the design of quantitative strategies for answering clinical questions. Students develop critical thinking skills to evaluate and review published research. Diversity issues in measurement are explored. In addition, the community mental health system is examined. The course offers ideas for areas of improvement and informs students about the use of the system, including regional hospitals, community mental health centers, hospice, Social Security, and the department of family and children’s services.