COU CO500 - Consultation, Collaboration, and Community Partnerships

(Credits: 3)

This course focuses on basic concepts and theoretical models of consultation and collaboration, as a means of providing effective indirect mental health services, social intervention and will draw primarily on theory and research from community, clinical, and school settings. Distinct models (mental health, behavioral, organizational) will be described and compared. Students will be exposed to, and begin to practice, steps in a systematic problem-solving process. Specific issues related to consultation and collaboration will be addressed, including ethical issues, prevention empowerment, and diversity. Pre-requisites: CS500, CS501 and CX510.