Mental Health Literacy 2

In this course, students examine creating spaces where children and youth can heal. Students will analyze various environmental components that are critical to the creation an effective therapeutic milieu, in the context of creating a safe and welcoming environment. Students will have an opportunity to explore practical exercises related to safety, inclusiveness, and affirmation – all elements necessary for creating an effective therapeutic milieu. Students will also develop a plan for an "ideal" therapeutic milieu through careful assessment and evaluation of the various elements of a successful environment and learn how to increase the therapeutic potential of the various types of milieus.