Sweden-Finland COUN 541i

Advanced Diagnosis and Treatment Planning

This course in Finland and Sweden introduces CMHC students to the constructs, techniques and research related to diagnosis and treatment planning for patients in in a variety of settings. The course also examines clinical mental health practice issues that overlap with Swedish and Finnish clients. The course places a strong emphasis on using clinical and forensic case material to develop advanced competencies needed for assessment and treatment planning. Participants will have ongoing opportunities to practice assessment and intervention techniques. 

Important Dates Date
Application Deadline November 13, 2015
Travel Dates May 10 - 24, 2016
Pre-Trip Session: March 18, April 1 and 22, 2016
Post-session TBD
Expense Cost
USD Tuition $2,100
Global Study Fee $   350
Estimated Travel Costs $1,045*
Total Estimated Expense: $3,495

* Airfare not included

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Please note: 

1. The estimated program costs includes accommodation, transportation for in-country program activities, some meals and program costs. Students will need to budget for some additional meals and incidental costs.

2. Upon registration, you will be billed a non-refundable $150 deposit.

3. When you receive confirmation that you have been accepted to the course, you need to book your own flights.

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