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OLRN1417 Cognitive Development, Trauma and Loss - Children's Mental Health Focus

Description: Learners will determine the effects of trauma on cognitive development of infants, children and adolescents. Students will also identify those children with trauma histories in order to limit the potential triggers within the therapeutic environment. The theories of loss and grief, as these relate to the infant, child and adolescent population will be explored throughout the course.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN8450 Counselling: Gender and Diversity

Description: Students develop knowledge and skills necessary to inform work with diverse individuals and groups with specific attributes and associated needs including sexual orientation, cultural diversity, gender-specific needs, marginalized populations, and older adults. Students critically examine the concept of diversity, stigmatized social identities and the impact on services and supports.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1353 Family Relationships and their Impact on Psychiatric Disorders

Description: Students will examine the interconnectedness of family relationships and their effect on common abnormal psychiatric disorders in the infant, child and adolescent populations. This course will review the developmental stages, familial structures and family functions through the lens of family systems theory. Students will also explore the environmental effects and their influences on the family as a dynamic entity.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN8410 Introduction to Counselling

Description: Knowledge and skills for counselling in addictions and mental health are covered in this practical course. Competencies for Canada's Substance Abuse Workforce are examined and counselling skills are practiced in simulated scenarios. Students explore and practice some behavioural and technical competencies recommended for those in the field of Addictions and Mental Health and identify plans to develop competencies.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1380 Introduction to Mental Health Practice

Description: You will develop a basic understanding of mental illness, psychiatric diagnoses and treatment approaches.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1875 Prevention and Intervention Strategies - Children's Mental Health

Description: Students will apply prevention and intervention strategies to appropriately respond to stressful situations in the infant, child and adolescent population. The focus of this course is on the effective application of communication, critical thinking and problem solving skills in a variety of situations.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1885 Psychiatric Disorders Common to the Infant, Child and Adolescent Population

Description: To understand complicated mental health disorders common to infant, child and adolescents, students will review a variety of abnormal cognitive and behavioural disorders. This course will emphasize an understanding of the behaviours and the daily effects and challenges on the mental health of the infant, child, and adolescent population.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1373 Risk Factors of Common Psychiatric Disorders in the Infant, Child and Adolescent Population

Description: Students will recognize the risk factors and triggers associated with common psychiatric disorders in the infant, child and adolescent population. Early identification and awareness of the behaviours will enable the student to appropriately identify and assess the situation at hand.
Hours: 45
Credits: 3
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OLRN1744 Treatment Options in Dementia Care

Description: Take a guided tour through the brain and learn how various dementias affect brain processes. Explore treatment options currently available, and look into the future and view the journey towards a cure for Alzheimer disease and related dementias.
Hours: 24
Credits: 2
Pre-Requisites: OLRN1732
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