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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

| Evaluated Learning Experience

Mental Health Issues

Minimum 20 hours.
State Police Academy, State Campus, Albany, NY.
October 2000 - June 2004.
Learner Outcomes: 
Discuss the dynamics and symptomology of various mental illnesses and psychiatric disorders; examine suicide assessment and prevention procedures; practice responses to situations involving emotionally disturbed persons; outline functions and admission procedures under Mental Hygiene Law; recognize liability issues.
Legal aspects; preparation of documentation for mental hygiene related incidents; role playing; crisis intervention.
Credit recommendation: 
In the upper division baccalaureate degree category, 1 semester hour as an elective in Psychology (10/01).