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Fall 2022 - Summer 2023 Graduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ATP 6203 - Mental and Behavioral Health


Athletic trainers must be prepared to recognize, intervene, refer, and support treatment and safe participation for patients who experience mental and behavioral health concerns. This course will introduce the prevalence and presentation of common mental and behavioral health concerns. We will explore best practices for screening, intervention, and referral of patients with possible mental or behavioral health concerns. We will review common pharmacological interventions for mental and behavioral health concerns with emphasis on the interactions between these medications and physical activity. We will examine opportunities for athletic trainers to provide ongoing support for patients who are managing mental or behavioral health concerns.

Hours:
1