MHT 2250 Child & Adolescent Mental Health

Mental health and mental ill-health issues related to childhood and adolescents. Etiology and treatment approaches.

Division: Health Sciences
Department: Human Services and Behavioral Health
Repeatable Credit: No
Offered Online: Yes

Prereqs: NONE  


  • Identify major milestones in normal child and adolescent development.
  • Describe the basic dynamics and their consequences of major mental/emotional/behavioral disorders of children and adolescents.
  • Describe treatment approaches for various disorders.
  • Explain factors that contribute to mental health problems of children and adolescents.
  • Describe causes and effects of certain dysfunctional social behaviors of children and adolescents.

Credit Hours: 3

Classroom Hours: 3