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Course Description

This course will describe basic brain anatomy and development related to mental health in children and adolescents, especially specific areas that influence increased risk for mental health problems in adolescence. We will cover several mental health symptoms and diagnoses that are common throughout childhood and adolescence as well  stigma related to mental health and its impact on help-seeking. Finally, while participants will be encouraged to seek support from mental health professionals for serious concerns, we will address strategies that can be used to support positive mental health in school-aged children and adolescents.

Course Details

By completion of this course, successful students will be able to:

  • Describe basic anatomy and development related to mental health in school-aged children and adolescents
  • Identify contributing factors to mental health challenges in adolescence
  • Describe the role of stigma in mental health
  • Identify strategies to support mental health and well-being in school-aged children and adolescents
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Type
Class
Days
Sa
Time
9:30AM to 4:00PM
Dates
May 23, 2020
Schedule and Location
Hours
6.0
Delivery Options
Course Fees
Fee before GST non-credit $75.00
Instructor(s)
Reading List / Textbook

No textbook required.

Section Notes

Please note there is a 45 minute lunch break.

Unless otherwise stated, notice of withdrawal or transfer from a course must be received at least seven calendar days prior to the start date of the course.

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