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.