Career and Professional Developement

School of Continuing Studies

SWRK 681 : Helping Caregivers

Course Description

This course focuses on the impact of mental illness on the family and other caregivers of the mentally ill. Issues discusses incluse to burden of care, the role of family expressed emotions, and grieving and loss. Clinical interventions based on the psychoeducational approach are explored. The development and training of the profesional caregivers in psychiatric boarding homes as well as the legal and clinical process of placement are described.

Prerequisites

SWRK482: Mental Health and Illness

This Course Is Not Offered During Spring/Summer 2017 Term
This Course Is Not Offered During Fall 2017 Term
The tentative timetable is not yet available for the Winter 2018 Term
The tentative timetable is not yet available for the Spring/Summer 2018 Term