Mental Health Law

JURI Number: 
3627
Credit Hours: 
3
Course Description: 

This course surveys the legal issues relating to mental health and illness, including competency, disability, confidentiality (HIPAA), duty to warn, civil commitment, criminal defenses, discrimination, and similar issues. The course will help students planning careers in the helping professions, including social work, therapy, psychology, education, and criminal justice.

Course Type: