HUS 106 - Fundamentals of Children’s Behavioral Health
Course Description: An introduction to key clinical terms and concepts related to the Children’s Behavioral Health Workforce (CBH) to reduce mental health disparities and increase quality of care in racial, ethnic and underserved communities. This course focuses on specifics of Children’s Behavioral Health care including systems of care, skills for working in community health, clinical writing, and working with youth and families as Family Partners and Therapeutic/Peer Mentors.
Course Student Learning Outcomes:
- Describe “family-driven” care and how it differs from “family-centered” care
- Use a strengths-based approach to help a youth or parent identify their family strengths
- Develop a crisis plan
- Use role plays and rehearsals to help parents and youth practice self-advocacy
- Navigate child-serving state agencies
- Write objective clinical reports for appropriate documentation within the framework of agency standards
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