Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    May 25, 2024  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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MHLT 102 - Introduction to Mental Health II

(TP/SS only)

An introduction for beginning mental health students in their training toward becoming responsible, aware agents-for-change in their communities. Skill training in the use and the application of the tools of mental health workers, such as interviewing, behavior modification, diagnostic and evaluative methods, research, community mental health approaches, and other skills as the need arises. A continual discussion of professional ethics and responsibilities is maintained throughout the course. PREREQUISITE(S): MHLT 101  and consent of department. Three hours each week. Formerly MH 102.

3 semester hours

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

  • Apply and understand current trends in the delivery of human services.
  • Identify the attitudes and personal characteristics of the effective human service professional and evaluate the degree to which everyone embodies those attributes.
  • Demonstrate skill identification and training in the use and application of the tools for mental health workers.
  • Develop an understanding of professional ethic, responsibilities and behaviors as they relate to the field of mental health.
  • Demonstrate the use of behavioral modification in the field of mental health
  • Use computer technology and software to enhance learning objective and produce documentation for various academic and professional settings.
  • Use experiential learning directed toward helping students discover their individual leadership style.

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