Mental Health and Social Transformations
The course aims for participants to identify the relationship between mental health and current population and social transformations, from different theoretical perspectives that guide psychosocial strategies to respond to these changes. It includes the discussion around the approach to multidisciplinary work experiences and within an approach to the current practices in mental health, in the community context from a world, national and interdisciplinary vision.
Professionals and students from university programs from different knowledge areas, interested in the mental health area.
- Introduce the participants in action alternatives to mental health emerging issues and population transformations.
- Expose and contrast the different models of mental health care.
- Recognize the importance of primary mental health care.
- Bring participants together to community-based mental health actions.
- Encourage the exchange of experiences of community mental health boarding from different approaches and care models.
Face-to-face sessions in which the speakers will explain the topics and will encourage the debate among the participants. The sessions will be complemented with previously assigned readings. Conferences, panels, collaborative work and workshops to design work proposals in community mental health. Each student must keep a field diary to describe their learning and critical reflections to share at the end of the course, in knowledge dialogue methodology. It should identify the importance and propose interdisciplinary work options, good practices and various types of approach for the development of projects and joint activities in community mental health.
Share experiences in the community mental health area to generate cooperative action opportunities and alliances that meet the needs of the population at risk and build association and academic community in the area. Expand the vision of the mental health concept transcending the medical and biological approach to a social and rights model. Additionally, cultural immersion and the use of Spanish will be encouraged.
Dates: June 17th to June 21st, 2019.
Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Venue: Sede Claustro, Universidad del Rosario. (Cl 12C #6-25, Bogotá)
Intensity: 30 hours.
Type of Offer: Course.
Credits: 2 UR credits (3.4 ECTS).
Language: English / Spanish.
School: School of Medicine and Health Sciences
Fees: $ 1,300,000 COP - USD $ 413 (approx.)
- Special discount for students of Physiotherapy, Speech-Language Pathology, Psychology and Occupational Therapy from Universidad del Rosario.
- Early bird discount: 10% (until June 2nd, 2019)
- UR Community: 10%
- International Community: 10%
- Claudia Liliana Guarín Espinosa – Physiotherapist from Universidad del Rosario in Bogota. Master in University Management at the Universidad de los Andes (Colombia). Master in Specialized Care for people and relatives of individuals with Alzheimer's disease from the Universidad de Salamanca (Spain). Teaching experience in undergraduate and postgraduate and senior academic and organizational management positions. Professional experience in the neurological area, mental health, dementia and Alzheimer's disease.
*Universidad del Rosario holds the right to change or modify the timeline and/or the speakers of the course.