SHS 255-Course Flow

DATE TOPIC READING ASSIGNMENTS/TESTS
Sept. 28 Introductions, syllabus and important terms    
         30 Models for understanding COD; Quadrants of care TIP 42, Ch. 1, 2 & 3  
Oct.    5 Review of DSM IV-TR; Assessment DSM IV. intro, use of the manual and classification sections  
          7 Continue Assessment TIP 42, Ch. 4  
        12 And some more assessment    
        14 Role of medications in treatment Appendix F and www.mattc.org "Psychotherapeutic Medications 2008" Test #1
        19 Substance-Related Disorders DSM IV-TR Substance Related Disorders; TIP 42 pp 249-254 and  425-436; TIP 42, Ch. 5  
        21 Motivational Interviewing; Mood Disorders;    Article response #1 due
        26 Continue Mood Disorders
 
TIP 42, pp 213-220, 226-231 & 369-382; DSM IV-TR Mood D/O section;  
        28 Anxiety D/Os
 
  Test #2
Nov.   2 Continue Anxiety D/Os; Cognitive Behavioral Approaches TIP 42, pp 238-240 & 408-416; DSM IV-TR Anxiety section Case Study #1 due
         4 Psychotic Disorders TIP 42, pp 130-136, 231-235 and 385-401; DSM IV-TR Schizophrenia section  
         9 Skills Training and Case Management; Reading list - "Family Support for Persons with Dual Disorders" and Reading list-"Family Intervention Program for Dual Disorders" Article response paper #2
        11 VETERAN'S DAY    
        16 Personality Disorders TIP 42 220-226 & 348-369; DSM IV Personality D/Os
 
        18 Self harm, thinking errors and emotion regulation;   Case Study #2 due
        23 Youth and Co-Occurring Disorders
 
TIP 42, pp 402-408 & 417-425; DSM IV-TR Attention Deficit and Disruptive Behavior Disorders; Eating Disorders Test #3
        25 THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY    
        30 Continue above; Reading list- "Mental Health Treatment for Youth..."  
Dec.   2 Co-Occurring D/Os and Criminal Justice System
 
 Reading list- "Improving Responses to People With Mental Illness"  
          7 Discussion of agencies    Agency Interview due
          9 Finish discussion of agencies    
         14     Test #4