Apr 22, 2024  
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog 
    
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke 2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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CNS 5310. Mental Health Issues in Childhood and Adolescence (3 credits)


From an integrative ecological perspective that acknowledges biological, psychological, social, and cultural contextual influences and their interdependence, this course will focus on the origin and course of child and adolescent mental health issues. The course will include discussion of etiological factors of various child and adolescent DSM mental disorders; associated diagnostic criteria and assessment; contextual and relational variables that influence children’s and adolescents’ risk and resilience; and prevention and intervention approaches/strategies. Students will learn strategies to address these issues using school and community referral resources. PREREQ: Completion of all core counseling courses or permission of the instructor.



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