Psychiatric Rights (Rites?) - Article

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About the Course:

Mark Vellucci’s article presents arguments in favor of personal freedom, rekindling a dialogue over involuntary mental hospitalization. It’s aim is raise issues and objections and prompt an emotional reaction to an important topic.

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Mark Vellucci, M.A., LMHC

Mark Vellucci, M.A. is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in the state of Washington. He currently operates a private practice in Vancouver, Washington, where he has been specializing in work with children and adolescents since 1990. He is the author of the books The AMHCA Handbook of Essential Forms and Marketing Strategies and Psychiatric Rights (Rites?). Mr. Vellucci has also published continuing education courses on the emotional needs of gifted children and ethics in psychology. He also conducts workshops and seminars for local schools and universities on topics including time management, child discipline, and single parenting.

Recommended For:

This course is recommended for health care professionals, especially psychologists, counselors, social workers, and nurses who seek knowledge about involuntary mental hospitalization. It is appropriate for all levels of participants’ knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  1. to become familiar with the concepts espoused by Dr. Thomas Szasz on the topic of the mentally ill in society

  2. to recognize the adversarial position involuntary treatment

  3. to learn about the importance of language in psychology/psychiatry

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Course Number: 10065
Credit Hours: 1cr
Exam Fee: $6.97
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Format: Online Article
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