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MHA 110 Foundations for Practice

Effective date: September 2012

This course introduces students to frameworks for practice in mental health and addictions, including values, philosophies, and multicultural and indigenous perspectives. The course examines current trends, issues, roles and community resources that impact individuals, families and communities.

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Credits
3
Format
3 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$277.20 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Mental Health and Addictions.

MHA 111 Mental Illness and Interventions

Effective date: September 2012

This course provides an introduction to theories and application of a bio-psycho-social-spiritual framework related to mental health issues and illnesses. Emphasis will be on recognizing symptoms of mental illness and identifying intervention strategies for common conditions.

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Credits
4
Format
5 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$462 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Mental Health and Addictions.

MHA 115 Therapeutic Relationships

Effective date: September 2015

This course assists students to develop knowledge and skills to engage in therapeutic relationships and promote facilitative communication. Students will develop self-awareness and communication styles to enhance interpersonal relationships.

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Credits
4
Format
5 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$462 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Mental Health and Addictions.

MHA 120 Support Strategies

Effective date: May 2014

This course introduces students to strategies to support individuals in home, school, work and community settings. Students will design and implement practical plans to facilitate positive change.

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Credits
3
Format
4 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$369.60 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Mental Health and Addictions.

MHA 125 Professional Practice 1

Effective date: September 2012

This course introduces students to the basic skills, knowledge, attitudes, and values necessary for professional practice in mental health and addition (MHA) services. Students will begin to examine the responsibilities and obligations of the MHA professional.

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Credits
1
Format
1 lecture hour per week
Tuition
$92.40 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Mental Health and Addictions.

MHA 126 Professional Practice 2

Effective date: January 2013

This course builds on the knowledge and skills introduced in MHA 125, with an emphasis on self-reflective and ethical evidence-based practice. Students will develop skills for working on interprofessional teams, and explore strategies for engaging in personal and professional development.

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Credits
2
Format
2 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$184.80 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

Restricted course Open to students in Mental Health and Addictions.

MHA 135 Addictions and Interventions

Effective date: January 2013

This course assists students in developing the knowledge and skills to effectively respond to addiction challenges and co-existing issues of substance use and mental illness. Emphasis will be on understanding addiction challenges and illness, facilitating intervention strategies, and promoting recovery.

Check transferability with the BC Transfer Guide • Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
4
Format
5 lecture hours per week
Tuition
$462 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

None.

Restricted course Open to students in Mental Health and Addictions.

MHA 140 Practicum

Effective date: January 2017

This course offers students the opportunity to integrate and practice knowledge and skills to assist individuals in mental health and addiction settings. Emphasis will be on developing self as a reflective practitioner within and interprofessional team.

Course offerings vary by term; search Camlink for scheduled sections

Credits
3
Format
2.25 seminar hours and 22 field practice hours per week for 6 weeks
Tuition
$1,045.66 plus additional fees. Effective from September 1, 2017 to August 31, 2018.

Prerequisites

All of:

Pre/Corequisites

All of:

Restricted course Open to students in Mental Health and Addictions.

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