Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    Mar 30, 2023  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog
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MHLT 101 - Introduction to Mental Health I

(TP/SS only)

An introduction for beginning mental health students in their training toward becoming responsible, aware agents-for-change in their communities. History, concepts, roles, and institutions of the mental health field. Emphasis on the role of the mental health associate and development of a conceptual frame of reference. Exploration by the beginning student of area facilities. PREREQUISITE(S): Consent of department. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , MATH 050 , READ 120 . Three hours each week. Formerly MH 101.

3 semester hours

May not be taken concurrently with MATH 017  or MATH 020  or MATH 030  or MATH 045  without appropriate Math assessment score.

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the history of the mental health movement as it relates to human service professionals.
  • Explain current trends in the delivery of human services.
  • Identify the characteristics of the effective human service professionals.
  • Apply skills learned through agency paper assignment and be able to communicate effectively in oral and written language and in written language.
  • Identify the attitudes and personal characteristics of the effective human service professional and evaluate the degree to which everyone embodies those attributes.
  • Use computer technology and software to produce documentation for various academic and professional settings.

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