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2019-2020 Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MFT 620 - Public Mental Health

Prerequisite, marriage and family therapy major. An overview of the recovery model and recovery oriented mental health care practices in California public mental health. Students will learn the basic theoretical principles and practices of the recovery model. Course content includes case management, systems of care, public/private support and advocacy for working with the severely mentally ill, case management skills and community resources, disaster and trauma response counseling, and Motivational Interview techniques and collaborative treatment practices. Students will also have the opportunity to visit a site where mental health services may be provided during this course. (Offered summer.) 3 credits