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PBHL 8012 - Behavioral Health Management

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5 credits

Management in modern healthcare organizations has become increasingly more complex and challenging. Leaders in behavioral healthcare management can expect their roles and responsibilities to be multifaceted. In this course, students will explore the commonalities and differences between healthcare management in general and behavioral healthcare in particular. They will also consider what it means to be an effective leader and an effective manager and how to apply theories of leadership to the behavioral healthcare setting. Additionally, the range of management roles and functions will be identified and applied to a behavioral healthcare setting.