Case Management

Course Description

This course examines the concepts and principles of case management practice emphasizing strength-based approaches, the bio-psycho-social-spiritual and recovery models. It introduces the role of mental health case management including strengths assessment, development, and delivery of mental health services.

Learning Outcomes

  • Apply the process of case management and selected models of case management theory to clinical practice.
  • Conduct an intake interview and assessment, including use of the Mental Status Exam,based on the bio-psycho-social-spiritual and recovery models.
  • Develop a case management plan that incorporates the principles of the bio-psycho-social-spiritual and recovery models.
  • Integrate the use of consumer-provider partnerships and community- based resources into the case management plan and mental health service delivery.
  • Analyze the influence of current political trends on the structure of mental health systems in the light of current legislation and funding priorities.
  • Develop an intake summary, treatment plan, and progress notes in behavioral language.


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