2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Oct 17, 2021  
2021-2022 Catalog and Student Handbook

Applied Psychology: Mental Health Services, AAS [MHCSBHSAAS, 60 Total Credits]


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DESCRIPTION

The Applied Psychology degree offers required general education courses and a broad foundation in direct service provision of quality mental health and other community services.  The degree program is interdisciplinary in nature and is designed to prepare students for direct service careers in a variety of public, non-profit, or private mental health or community service organizations.  The program offers students opportunities for practical application of learning within an academic framework applying ethical standards.


ACADEMIC MAPS

Academic Map: AAS - Applied Psychology: Mental Health Services 21-22  


 

Student Learning Outcomes


  1. Construct quality documentation for treatment using written and oral communication skills.
  2. Demonstrate direct services in mental/behavioral health in various community service programs.
  3. Analyze individual behavior, strengths, and needs in development of service planning.
  4. Apply best practices in planning and implementation of treatment in various community service programs.
  5. Recognize diversity and use of ethical standards in social services practice.

General Education Requirements (22 Credits)


Mathematics (3 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level MATH course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

English Composition (3-5 Credits)


NOTE: Your first college-level ENG course MUST be completed before reaching 30 total college-level credits.

Human Relations (3 Credits)


Fine Arts/Humanities/Social Science (3 Credits)


Special Program Requirements (38 Credits)


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