Equity, Diversity and Inclusive Practice in Mental Health and Addictions

Course Code: ADMH 5006

Academic Year: 2022-2023

The purpose of this course is to enable students to enhance their competency in working with members of non-dominant populations. The course will facilitate development of self-awareness, theoretical knowledge, and skill acquisition. Assignments will entail a strong component of personal reflection and self-assessment. Students will develop knowledge and skills necessary to inform work with multicultural and diverse individuals and groups identified by age, ability, gender, sexual orientation, race and ethnicity, socioeconomic status, and so on. Students will critically examine the concept of diversity, stigmatized social identities and the impact on services and supports.