Masters Course: EDUC 529 - Behavioral and Mental Health Literacy:Intervening to Promote Positive Outcomes in our PK-12 Students (Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Wellness Endorsement course)

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  • Tuition of $1,500.00 will be invoiced directly by Neumann University. You may use the WebAdvisor system to make your payment online: https://wa.neumann.edu
  • Dates: July 8 - August 18, 2019 In class meeting dates- 7/22, 7/23, 8/5, 8/6
  • Professors: Dr. Dan Cane
  • Location: Delaware County Intermediate Unit, Morton, PA

The purpose of this course is to enhance the behavioral and mental health literacy of those who support Pre-K through 12th Grade students.  Focus will be placed upon common mental health disorders affecting school-age children, such as: attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), oppositional defiance disorder (ODD), anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, eating disorders, depression and other mood disorders. Learners will take a deep look at the needs of the abused child, the grieving child, suicidal students, and those who engage in non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors from the perspective of prevention, intervention, and ongoing support. Learners will closely examine their views and experiences regarding behavioral and mental health, define strategies, and develop tools to create a climate of acceptance, understanding, and change for our youth who are dealing with behavioral and mental health concerns.