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Challenging Stereotypes - An Action Guide

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About the Course:

This publication is intended to help decrease the barriers of prejudice toward people who have mental illnesses. It is intended to help professionals and other community members increase awareness of stigmatization and help the currently and/or formerly mentally ill combat that stigma.

This course is based on the reading-based online article, Challenging Stereotypes – An Action Guide created by Jean Arnold and Nora Weinerth,

Course Material Author

Jean Arnold and Nora Weinerth,

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; DHHS Publication # (SMA) 01-3513

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to become aware of ways for the mentally ill and their advocates to speak out against prejudice

  2. to become more familiar with organizations and media recourses that will provide venues for delivering a message

  3. to help empower clients by providing them with information taken from examples given and from listings regarding obtaining additional information

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Course Retired

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Course Number 100110
  • 2 CE credit hours
  • NBCC: 1.5 CE credit hour

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee: No Longer Available

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