Curricula 2016– D = full-time studiesF = part-time studies 2016/2017 » Social Services, Health and Sports » Degree Programme in Social Services, Vaasa » Basic Studies » Mental Health- and Substance Abuse Care » Mental Health Care Mental Health CareRealization plansCode: UOSHV10ME01Name: Mental Health CareExtent of studies: 3Rekommenderad studiegång (SP): Year 1: 3 Year 2: Year 3: Year 4: Year 5: Prerequisites: Course-specific competence: The aims of this course is that the students: -have knowledge about mental health and different forms of mental illness (mainly depression, anxiety syndrome, psychoses, personality disorders) -are familiar with the main legislation in the field, as well as the strategies of the local Mental Health Services. They are also able to apply these in their profession. -are familiar with the different forms of services and care provided within the Mental Health Services. -are able to identify mental disorders and are prepared to act upon these. -are able to give information, advice and guidelines in questions concerning mental health -are familiar with different forms of treatment, therapy and care, and can put these into practice, with consideration to individual factors. -are able to co-operate with relatives and other people involved in the network, based on a holistic view of the individual's life situation -are able to assess different care- and treatmentefforts. -are able to consider current research findings and participate in developmental work.Course-specific competence (file): Language of instruction: SvenskaAdministering Degree Programme: Remarks: Open DialogBack to the curriculum« Back to degree programmes© Yrkeshögskolan Novia 2021.