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Prerequisites: "C" or better in RECTH 5360 AND RECTH 4320.
This class is designed as a combined classroom and clinical experience to introduce students to mental health disorders and the practice of recreational therapy in mental health services. The use of the DSM-5 and understanding diagnostic criteria will be a primary focus. Discussion will include understanding diagnosis, etiology, pathology, and prognosis as well as legislation, advocacy and the vital role of recreational therapy in health care and human service delivery.