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Mental Health and Wellness

The primary purpose of the course is to expose students to various mental health issues and common disorders within the mental health spectrum. Methods and intervention skills will be addressed to promote positive mental health and wellness within a variety of populations. Mental and emotional problems will be studied and treatment protocol examined with emphasis placed on the relationship to exercise and physical activity. Concepts of self-esteem, communication skills, and spiritual well being will be viewed to foster self awareness. The student will be exposed to a variety of mental health resources and various helping professions will be studied. Opportunities for various certifications will be made available to the student who wishes to broaden his/her focus in the mental health field. PREREQ: PHED 2506/7 and PSYC 1105. (lec 3) cr 3.

Kinesiology and Health Science