Program Learning Outcomes
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.