Montgomery College 2021-2022 Catalog 
    May 19, 2024  
Montgomery College 2021-2022 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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BEHE 201 - Field Experience in Behavioral Health

An opportunity for students to demonstrate an understanding of the fundamental concepts and skills of behavioral health in a community setting. In addition to the field work, students will explore core knowledge and fundamental principles of behavioral health in weekly lecture/discussion sessions. PREREQUISITE(S): BEHE 100 , BEHE 200   Five hours each week.

5 semester hours

Hours: Class meets 100 minutes per week for 15 weeks. Additional Hours: Students are expected to complete 9 hours per week at the field placement of their choice. Over a 15 week semester, this equals the required 135 hours.

Course Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of the course students will be able to:

  • Describe the characteristics of a field placement that makes it a valuable learning experience.
  • Explain what is meant by “professional identity”.
  • Describe the values, assumptions, and philosophical perspectives that shape a professional identity.
  • Describe the core knowledge and skill set necessary to function as a behavioral health professional.
  • Explain the purpose and value of a professional code of ethics.
  • Discuss the necessity of becoming culturally competent in the practice of behavioral health.

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