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Seminars in Research in Public Mental Health


1st term
Mental Health
1 credits
Academic Year:
2021 - 2022
Instruction Method:
Synchronous Online
Class Times:
  • Wednesday,  12:00 - 1:20pm
Auditors Allowed:
Yes, with instructor consent
Grading Restriction:
Course Instructor:
Judith Bass
Frequency Schedule:
One Year Only

Integrates academic training with current research in public mental health, including etiological, epidemiologic and intervention research for mental and behavioral disorders across the lifespan. Features presentations by researchers from JHU and other research and practice institutions on the results of state of the art investigations of mental and behavioral health problems and issues of public health significance, emphasizing experimental design and methodology for analysis and discussion.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successfully completing this course, students will be able to:

  1. Cite examples of current research, policy, or practice in the field of public mental health
  2. Identify areas of interest for current and future research
  3. Recognize the features of engaging presentations and participate in discussions with fellow researchers
Methods of Assessment:

This course is evaluated as follows:

  • 40% Participation
  • 60% End of Term Survey

Enrollment Restriction:

Only open to DMH Postdocs, PhD and MHS students.

Instructor Consent:

Consent required for some students

Consent Note:

Course is only open to MHS, PhD and Postdoctoral Fellows in the Department of Mental Health

For consent, contact: