CMH182 - Diversity Building Resilience Health and Well-being

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Subject Title
Diversity Building Resilience Health and Well-being

Subject Description
The course will introduce students to anti-oppressive theory and practice as it relates to mental health, well-being, and resilience when working across diverse settings. The correlation between health and social inequalities will be examined in the context of marginalized populations.  Students will have an opportunity to engage in critical and reflective practice as it relates to one?s personal values, beliefs and behaviors across diverse settings.

Credit Status
One credit

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  1. Discuss health and resilience in relation to social, political and economic influences.
  2. Analyze the role of power, oppression, and stigma in mental health and addictions.
  3. Describe resilience from an anti-oppressive lens as it relates to diverse individuals, groups and communities.
  4. Practice the skill of critical self-reflection.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Locate, select, organize, and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems, and contributions of others.

Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.

Academic Integrity
Seneca upholds a learning community that values academic integrity, honesty, fairness, trust, respect, responsibility and courage. These values enhance Seneca's commitment to deliver high-quality education and teaching excellence, while supporting a positive learning environment. Ensure that you are aware of Seneca's Academic Integrity Policy which can be found at: http://www.senecacollege.ca/about/policies/academic-integrity-policy.html Review section 2 of the policy for details regarding approaches to supporting integrity. Section 2.3 and Appendix B of the policy describe various sanctions that can be applied, if there is suspected academic misconduct (e.g., contract cheating, cheating, falsification, impersonation or plagiarism).

Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

Discrimination/Harassment
All students and employees have the right to study and work in an environment that is free from discrimination and/or harassment. Language or activities that defeat this objective violate the College Policy on Discrimination/Harassment and shall not be tolerated. Information and assistance are available from the Student Conduct Office at student.conduct@senecacollege.ca.

Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.