Therapeutic Communication

In this lesson, we will define therapeutic communication and review ways in which communication takes place, both verbally and non-verbally.  Communication techniques will be introduced along with examples on how to use them to facilitate open communication and trust with

Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT)

In this lesson, we will define electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) and determine why this treatment is used in mental health disorders.  We will identify some of the disorders that ECT is effective in treating and discuss why clients choose this treatment

Introduction to Mental Health

In this lesson, we will define both mental health and mental illness.  We will then explore different categories of mental illness along with risk factors for and behavioral and psychological signs and symptoms of different mental illnesses.  We will then