This course builds upon student's prior knowledge of the principles and practices of psychiatric rehabilitation. The focus of the course is on the community support system and case management functions. Emphasis is on linkage to - and coordination of various community resources utilized by people who have psychiatric disabilities. Students learn that in addition to psychiatric rehabilitation and mental health treatment, people need access to many other supports and services in the community, such as entitlements, protection and advocacy services and peer support. This course is only offered online through the Rutgers-SHP web platform.
Department Description : Psychosocial Rehabilitation