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  • Locations: Ann Arbor, United States; Conwy, United Kingdom; Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Liverpool, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: June
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
June 2019 12/31/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Program Description:
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Faculty Leaders: Llena Chavis (chavis@hope.edu), Patricia Roehling (roehling@hope.edu)

Program Dates:  June 2019

           
 Location: Liverpool, England Mental Health May Term 2018
 
Mental Health May Term 2018 Costs: 
            Program fee: $3550
            Airfare (estimate): $1500
            Tuition cost: $2100 (4 credits)
             Total Cost: $7150


           Course Options - 4 credits (choose one course)
            PSY 395
            SWK 395 
            **All courses fulfill GLI requirement. 
                        
            Important Dates: 
            Application Deadline: November 10, 2018
            Scholarship Deadline: December 1, 2018








Program Overview: 


The broad goal of the course is to explore and contrast the mental health systems of the United States and the United Kingdom.  In both the U.S. and the U.K. students will engage in classroom discussions of assigned readings; visit mental health facilities: forensic psychiatric center, mental health providers, and mental health consumers, with a field trip to Ann Arbor, Wales, and Dublin.

Students will be assessed by participation in classroom discussions, small reaction papers, and a large integrative paper contrasting the two mental health systems.  Two weeks will be spent in each city - Holland and Liverpool.  

While in the U.S. and U.K. you will: 
  •  Tour mental health facilities including the Michigan Psychiatric Forensic Center and the Battle Creek Veteran's Hospital
  •  Learn about the health care system in the U.S.
  •  Learn about the National Health Care system in the U.K.
  •  Speak with consumers of mental health services in the U.S. and U;K.
  •  Take trips to Dublin, Wales, and the Irish Sea
  •  Explore Liverpool
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