- Clinical Skills I: Adults with Psychiatric Disabilities
This is the first of two courses designed to develop student knowledge and skills in providing community support services for adults with psychiatric disabilities. The course focuses on the application of the values of choice, partnership, recovery, integration, family support, cultural sensitivity and community support. Students explore the concepts of wellness and disability and their impacts on service recipients in housing, work, educational and social settings. A variety of service delivery models are reviewed. Students develop skills in individual needs and preference assessment, futures planning, individualized supports,skill teaching and resource development.