Douglas College > Programs & Courses > Continuing Education > Health Professional Development > Courses > Emergency Mental Health - Clinical Practicum (CMHC 713)
This is the final course in the Certificate in Emergency Mental Health program. Building on the concepts addressed in the Framework for Practice (CMHC 711) and Clinical and Diagnostic Concepts (CMHC 713) courses, this course examines secondary stress, and requires participants to complete a 140-hour clinical practicum.
By the end of this course, participants will
Textbook not included in tuition fee. Contact the Douglas College Bookstore for prices and ordering information.
Successful completion of CMHC 711 and CMHC 712
Completion of English 12 with a minimum grade of “C” or LPI score of 4 or equivalent is required. Students who register are understood to be confirming successful completion of this requirement. Proof of successful completion is not required on registration, but may be requested by Douglas College.
Topics covered include:
Hillard, R., & Zitek, B. (most recent edition). Emergency psychiatry. San Francisco, CA: McGraw-Hill.
Shea, S.C. (most recent edition). Psychiatric interviewing: The art of understanding, a practical guide for psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, social workers, nurses and other mental health professionals (most recent edition). Philadelphia: Saunders.
Available through the Douglas College Bookstore.
Online course in Blackboard, and in-person clinical placement
Due to the nature of an online delivery, the student will be expected be proficient in computer skills including email, adding attachments, navigating the internet etc. Resources for getting started with Blackboard are available online to help get the student comfortable in the Blackboard environment.
This course is assessed on a Mastery/Non-mastery basis.
6 months (170 hours) from course start date
Registration and Course Start
Registration is easy; simply complete the CE-HS Registration Form and submit it to: firstname.lastname@example.org, with proof of completion of the pre-requisite requirements. Payment of the tuition fee must accompany registration.
Instructions on how to access your course materials will be emailed to you by the Program Assistant within five (5) business days prior to your chosen course start date.