IMHA 313 - Interventions

This course introduces students to evidence-based practices and effective counseling through evidence-based intervention strategies to support recovery from mental health and substance-use challenges. Through the use of case studies and experiential learning, students acquire skills and competencies to facilitate recovery. Students will learn specific approaches, including stages-of-change theory, motivational interviewing, CBT, and trauma-informed practice.

 

Hours:  45 (Lecture Hours: 45)

 

Prerequisites:
None

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:
None

 

Pre- or Co-Requisites:
IMHA 310

 

Course Content:
- Overview of philosophical principles and theoretical orientations underlying counselling-based recovery 
- Stages-of-change theory
- Motivational interviewing
- CBT
- Trauma-informed practice

 

Learning Outcomes: - Demonstrate knowledge of philosophical principles and theoretical orientations underlying different approaches to recovery from mental health and addictions challenges 
- Apply evidence-based interventions, strategies, and best practices for implementing positive change
- Apply appropriate intervention to support families affected by addiction and mental health
- Demonstrate knowledge of the effects and purposes of medical and physical interventions, including medication and education.
- Evaluate the effectiveness of intervention plans and strategies, making accommodations for change when needed

 

Grading System: Letter Grades

 

Passing Grade: C+

 

Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change. Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.