Mental Health Law and Ethics

SPH LW 854

Subjects discussed include an overview of clinical psychiatry, institutionalization, deinstitutionalization, the insanity defense, incompetence to stand trial, the right to treatment and the right to refuse treatment, involuntary commitment, dangerousness, the meaning of mental illness, the use of invasive treatments, psychotherapy, privacy, and professional ethics. Legal cases make up most of the course material.

SPRG 2017 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Grodin W 2:00 pm-5:00 pm Prereq: MPH
Hl core crse
or permission
of instructor
MED Campus
Class Closed

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