330.610.11 Knowledge for Managing County and Local Mental Health, Substance Use, and Developmental Disability Authorities
- Mental Health
- Summer Inst. term
- 1 credit
- Academic Year:
- 2017 - 2018
- East Baltimore
Reviews the key features of successful management of county and local authorities that oversee and conduct mental health, substance use, and developmental disability services. Also explores environmental factors that impact local operations, as well as facility with key tools to plan and implement services. Specifically explores two principal environmental factors, i.e., National Health Reform and Medicaid, and two primary tools for management, i.e., strategic planning and needs assessment. Emphasizes practical knowledge so that managers can apply the information immediately upon returning to their programs. Students are expected to bring practical problems to the course and to leave with useful strategies and tools for solving them.
- Learning Objectives:
- Assess the impact of National Health Reform and Medicaid on their own programs and will be able to employ useful strategic planning and needs assessment tools
- Describe the essential features of National Health Reform and the Medicaid Program
- Engage successfully in local strategic planning and needs assessment initiatives
- Methods of Assessment:
Class participation and a brief analytical paper on addressing a practical problem in managing a county or local mental health, substance use, or developmental disability authority.
- Instructor Consent:
No consent required