Degree Plans

Mental Health, Certificate of Completion

  • Academic Year: 2023-2024
  • Division / Department: Human Services & Education / Mental Health/Social Work
  • Degree Code: MH.MH.CERT
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Successful completion of this program opens doors to employment or a better position in social welfare, governmental and community service agencies. Graduates can make significant contributions wherever people are employed to help others with social- and mental health-related situations.

A grade of C or better is required for all mental health courses for graduation.

Marketable Skills

1. Understand basic concepts of populations cared for in the mental health field.

2. Demonstrate professional and ethical behaviors of mental health workers.

3. Refer clients to appropriate community resources.

Semester I

SCWK 1321 Orientation to Social Service 3 hours
DAAC 1304 Pharmacology of Addiction 3 hours
DAAC 1317 Basic Counseling Skills 3 hours
SCWK 1303 Ethics for Social Service Professionals 3 hours
CMSW 1309 Problems of Children and Adolescents 3 hours
15 hours

Semester II

PMHS 1291 Special Topics in Psychiatric/Mental Health Services 2 hours
CMSW 1353 Family Intervention Strategies OR
DAAC 2307 Addicted Family Intervention
3 hours
GERS 1301 Introduction to Gerontology 3 hours
CMSW 1323 The Exceptional Person OR
SCWK 2307 Human Behavior and Social Environment
3 hours
DAAC 2330 Multicultural Counseling 3 hours
14 hours

Summer Semester

SCWK 2301 Assessment and Case Management 3 hours
PMHS 1267 Practicum - Psychiatric/Mental Health Services Tech 2 hours
5 hours
Total hours:34 hours