Physiotherapy in mental health care and society

Course Code :2702GENRVK
Study domain:Rehabilitation Sciences
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: Faculty decision based on student file
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Hedwig Neels
Alexandra Vermandel
Geert Dom
Inge Glazemakers
Didier Schrijvers
Jan Croonenberghs
Dirk Vissers
Nele Struyf

3. Course contents *

Physiotherapy in mental health care and society focusses on the role of physiotherapy in children, adolescents and adults with mental disorders and includes tools to cope with the challenges of physiotherapy in a diverse society.
Diagnosis (DSM 5), psychomotor therapy, relaxation therapy, behavioral therapy and the role of physical activity and movement are some of the topics that will be discussed.
Examples of good clinical practice and integrated care in a multidisciplinary setting will be used, to reach physical and psychosocial wellbeing in mental health care and society.