Course Requirements

The focus in Mental Health (MH) Services is to prepare the student for a career of service to persons with psychiatric disorders.  Graduates may be employed in community mental health centers, regional centers, alcohol and substance abuse programs, and a variety of other social service agencies.

Students who choose a focus in Mental Health Services are required to complete the following courses:

  • SWRK 654: Social Policy in MH Services
  • SWRK 641: Advanced Practice in MH Services
  • SWRK 678: Mental Health Recovery & Wellness (MH Stipend required)
  • SWRK 677: Substance Abuse (MH Stipend Required)
  • Public MH Placement (MH Stipend Required)
  • Specialized trainings