Course: EPC 672. Mental Health Assessment and Diagnosis (3)
Prerequisite: Admission to a CSUN master’s degree program in Counseling. Examines clinical assessment and diagnosis of adults and children manifesting mild to severe mental disorders, and includes training in the mental status examination, use of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, co-occurring disorders and recovery-oriented prognosis for severe mental illness. Emphasis on diversity and socioeconomic issues, as well as evidence-based treatments and best practices.