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COH616 Mental Health Promotion

Lead Faculty: Dr. Gina Piane

Course Description

Analysis of the evidence-based programs designed to prevent mental illness. Investigation of applications of evidence-based public health in planning and evaluating programs to prevent mental disorders. Analysis of existent programs, databases and professional literature. Design of mental health services and evaluation of the effectiveness of proposed mental health programs.

Learning Outcomes

  • Compare Evidence-Based Medicine and Evidence-Based Public Health
  • Interpret recommendations that are compiled in the evidence-based public health websites, databases and professional journals
  • Apply the 6 stages of Evidence-Based Public Health to existent programs designed to prevent mental disorders
  • Critically evaluate existent programs designed to prevent mental disorders
  • Propose a program to prevent a mental disorder in a community
  • Plan the evaluation of a program to prevent a mental disorder in a community