2012-2013 TMCC College Catalog
This course covers basic medical information including infection control, safety procedures, confidentiality, awareness of normal bodily
functions, personal care and recognition of signs and symptoms that need to be reported to medical staff.
Conflict Prevention and Response Training
This course focuses on the application of prevention and response techniques to support personas in crisis or conflict with others. These
applications are for use by service providers as approved by the State of Nevada, Division of Mental Health and Development Services.
Teaching and Active Treatment
Defining "active treatment" and its necessary components. Implementing active treatment in a service context of dignity, respect, privacy,
access to choices and participation in the therapeutic process with the use of effective teaching methods.
Study of major categories of psychotropic and seizure medications, rationale for use of medication, typical dosages, main effects,
assessment of effectiveness and potential side effects.
Introduction to Therapeutic Interventions
Basic approaches to behavioral intervention including defining behavior, data collection, principles and applications of behavior change
techniques and implementation of behavioral programs.
Understanding Developmental Disabilities
Definition, history, diagnosis and causes of developmental disabilities. Development and delivery of effective direct support services to
persons with developmental disabilities.
Issues in Substance Abuse
Overview of substance abuse issues and study of basic treatment approaches. Includes biological and lifestyle factors as well as legal
Life Span Development
Growth and development through the life span. Includes social learning theory, family dynamics and human relations and development as
relating to mentally ill and developmentally disabled clients.
Advanced Therapeutic Interventions
Prerequisite: MHDD 109.
A comprehensive working knowledge of interdisciplinary therapeutic intervention including assessing, planning, implementing and
evaluating a client's treatment program.
Understanding Mental Illness
An in-depth analysis of major diagnostic categories encountered with the seriously mentally ill. Review of treatment plans which have
proven useful in addressing these disorders.
Practicum in MH/DD
A career-related work experience, under qualified supervision. Work directly with mentally ill or developmentally disabled clients within a
local service-provider agency. Preparation for occupation as MHT/MRT.
Leadership and Personal Development
MIL 101 introduces Cadets to the personal challenges and competencies that are critical for effective leadership. Cadets learn how the
personal development of life skills such as critical thinking, goal setting, time management, and physical and mental fitness (resiliency
training) relate to leadership, officership, and the Army profession. The focus is on developing basic knowledge and comprehension of
Army leadership dimensions while gaining a big picture of understanding the ROTC program, its purpose in the Army, and its advantages
for the student.
TMCC College Catalog 2012-2013
* This course might not transfer to a baccalaureate degree of art or science within the universities in the Nevada System of Higher Education
(NSHE). If you plan to pursue a four-year degree, check with the institution where you intend to transfer to learn whether this course will count
toward the degree you intend to seek.