Course description

Gain an understanding of the psychotic disorders affecting children and adolescents and be able to discern when further inquiry and support are necessary. Explore childhood-onset schizophrenia, mood and anxiety disorders, suicide and self-harming behaviours.

Learner outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • recognize and describe signs and symptoms of childhood-onset schizophrenia experienced by children and adolescents
  • recognize and describe signs and symptoms of common anxiety, obsessive-compulsive, trauma and stress related disorders
  • recognize and describe signs and symptoms of common depressive and bipolar disorders
  • describe the factors that may impact risk of suicide and self-harming behaviours for children and adolescents
  • describe helpful interventions and determine when to refer to professionals in the community when working with children and their families experiencing various mental health challenges 
This course is not currently open for registration. If you have any questions, please contact us at ceregservices@mtroyal.ca.
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