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Prevention of Mental Disorders: Effective Interventions and Policy Options

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About the Course:

This course is a study on a report by the World Health Organization and its collaborative partners. The course covers incidence, prevalence, and economic impact of mental disorders from a global perspective. The study includes information regarding best practices for intervention and prevention strategies for mental disorders.

This course is based on the reading-based online, Prevention of Mental Disorders: Effective Interventions and Policy Options created by World Health Organization, Deparment of Mental Health and Substance Abuse in collaboration with the Prevention Research Institute of Universities of Nijmegen and Maastricht in 2004.

Journal/Publisher:

World Health Organization

Publication Date:

2004

Course Material Author

World Health Organization, Deparment of Mental Health and Substance Abuse in collaboration with the Prevention Research Institute of Universities of Nijmegen and Maastricht

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Recommended For:

This is an intermediate course intended for psychologists, social workers, counselors nurses, and other allied health professionals likely to gain professionally from increased knowledge in the area of prevention strategies for mental disorders and associated interventions.

Course Objectives:

  1. Develop understanding that mental disorders are a public health issue.

  2. Gain knowledge of preventive factors to mental disorders and protective factors from mental disorders.

  3. Understand the meaning of evidence-based medicine and evidence-based preventive programs.

  4. Learn strategies to reduce the risk of mental disorders.

  5. Learn new areas of practice for mental disorder prevention and for improving public health.

  6. Discover the relationship between human rights and public mental health.

  7. Examine the impact and relationship of public health policy on prevention of mental disorders.

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American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders (AAHCPAD)

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American Psychological Association (APA)

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NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

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National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)

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Course Retired
Course Number 101917
4 credit hours
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  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available
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708 members have taken this course