Registration is open from September 2 until September 15, 2014.
This introductory course addresses the basic Canadian mental health system. It provides the student the knowledge and skill set to identify mental illness at a basic level. This course examines the relationship between current and past theories and practices. As such, this course examines contemporary debates about poverty, inequality, marginalization, empowerment, homelessness, work related mental illness, substance abuse, sexuality and the role of the mental health practitioner.