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  • Honours Bachelor of Community Mental Health

    Honours Bachelor of Community Mental Health

Program Code: BCMH

Program Learning Outcomes

This Seneca program has been validated by the Credential Validation Service as an Ontario College Credential as required by the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development.

As a graduate, you will be prepared to reliably demonstrate the ability to:

  • Analyze different theoretical frameworks used to explain the origins of mental health policy and practices within historical and social contexts in order to practice in a variety of settings.
  • Apply strategies of critical theory to structure and institutions for the promotion of the health and wellness of individuals and communities.
  • Implement advocacy strategies to create sustainable social change.
  • Practice methods of engagement to promote healthy populations and protect human rights.
  • Conduct research to promote community mental health and wellbeing.
  • Analyze the relationship between social determinants of health, health policy and practice in community settings to inform services (planning and delivery) provided to individuals and communities.
  • Create comprehensive documentation and records that adhere to legal, agency, professional and ethical standards.
  • Assess evidence-based practices to create interventions that support healthy populations.
  • Acknowledge the limits of knowledge in the field of community mental health through research and academic writing to broaden the scope of practice and engage in lifelong learning.