IMHA 314 - Interprofessional Practice

This course focuses on interprofessional practice in mental health and addictions services. Students will examine the responsibilities and obligations of the professional, with an emphasis on patient-centered care and ethical, evidence-based practices, including policies affecting the care of persons with mental health and addictions challenges


Hours:  45 (Lecture Hours: 45)




Non-Course Prerequisites:


Pre- or Co-Requisites:
IMHA 310


Course Content:
- Interprofessional practices
- Collaborative care settings 
- Impact on self, self-care and professional boundaries
- Professional accountability, advocacy and the Mental Health Act


Learning Outcomes:
- Apply ethical decision-making within interprofessional mental health and addiction environments 
- Evaluate the effectiveness of collaborative care settings 
- Apply philosophies of practice related to supporting individuals and families 
- Apply appropriate advocacy skills and strategies to support individuals through context of mental health act


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.