PSY6500 Mental Health Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

Course Overview

Educational Level: Graduate, Master
Credit Hours: 3 Credits
Instructor: Dr. Amanda Graham

Course Description:

This course examines important aspects of theory, research, and practice that relates to diagnosis and treatment at an advanced level. Students will develop diagnostic skills using the DSM-5 to provide proper care to clients with mental health issues. The course will also emphasize the important of providing sensitivity to cultural and ethnic issues.

How This Course Benefits Students:

Students who have an interest in understanding mental health issues as well as diagnosing and treat clients with mental health issues at an advanced level.

Why This Course Is Important:

In todays world, we are surrounded by life stressors that can increase a persons anxiety and depression. In some cases, we see severe mental illnesses that include hallucinations and delusions. Mental Health diagnosis and treatment is important to the University and students to learn not only how to identify mental illness, but also how to diagnosis and treat mental illness through Gods word.