SOWK6321 (Elective)

Mental health in contemporary China

The course offers an overview of mental health system, social development and mental health services in contemporary China, and equips students with an integrative and multi-dimensional understanding, classification and management of mental disorders (e.g., severe psychoses, depression, dementia, substance abuse, and anxiety, etc.). The students will be familiar with the key issues in mental health service and research, and be able to discuss their relevance in evidence-informed social work practice and service in contemporary China. Assessment: 100% coursework