SW 897 Planning for Health and Mental Health Services (Fall: 3)

Prerequisite: SW 800
Corequisite: SW 943 or permission
Required of Macro students in Health and Mental Health Field-of-Practice Concentration; elective for others.
A course designed to introduce program planning, strategic planning, proposal writing, and state-of-the-art service delivery models. Significant emphasis will be placed on developing practical skills in the area of proposal development and program design through applying class material to practice through a major group planning assignment. Skills to analyze critical issues in mental health and health care delivery, including system design and financing, are emphasized. Critical issues of access to health care, the crisis in health care, and managed care will be discussed and analyzed. Models of service delivery will be critically reviewed.
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Last Updated: 18-JAN-13