Overview

Students will study the origins, symptoms, and treatment of mental illness. Disorders covered will include Autism, Schizophrenia, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Depression, Eating Disorders, and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity.

High school students in this program will learn about the fascinating world of mental illness, mental disorders and the interventions and treatment options available. Students will take part in mindfulness exercises.

Cost and Session Information

This one week program will run the week of July 29. 

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Testimonials

'My program was very informative and I learned a lot about mental disorders that I did not know before. My teacher made the curriculum easy to understand and broke down each of the topics so we got an in-depth understanding.'

- Student Comment - July 29, 2016

'I liked how Amanda asked us at the beginning what we wanted to learn and included all those topics in the curriculum. I really appreciate how she got us guest speakers and she did mindfulness exercises every class. There was a lot of variety in material every day- videos, lectures, project time, etc'

- Student Comment - July 29, 2016

'I liked my teacher and thought she was very good at providing the information in an appropriate manner. My clinical psychology program had a great deal of discussions. One of my favorite parts was the mindfulness that we computed everyday.'

- Student Comment - Aug. 4, 2017

'The course was really thorough and we were allowed to customize it based on our interests. Amanda was a great teacher. She knew a lot and was very dynamic. I liked the notes, movies, mindfulness and art.'

- Student Comment - Aug. 4, 2017

'The course was really thorough and we were allowed to customize it based on our interests. Amanda was a great teacher. She knew a lot and was very dynamic. I liked the notes, movies, mindfulness and art.'

- Student Comment - Aug. 4, 2017

"Clinical psychology was a very interesting course and it definitely enhanced my understanding on the topic itself. As someone who is considering studying psychology in the future, this program has made me feel more prepared for it. I also enjoyed how the teacher used different methods to cover content."

- Student Comment - Aug. 3, 2018

"The teacher was good, I liked the differences in teaching methods in the class, including mindfulness exercises, videos/movies, presentations, field trip, games, and lectures/Q&A’s. The information was very interesting."

- Student Comment - Aug. 3, 2018

"What I liked about this program was I learned a lot about different types of mental illnesses, therefore allowing me to further understand the reasoning behind certain behavior."

- Student Comment - Aug. 3, 2018

Participant Reviews

Write a Review

This program hasn't been reviewed yet. Write the first review!

Testimonials

'My program was very informative and I learned a lot about mental disorders that I did not know before. My teacher made the curriculum easy to understand and broke down each of the topics so we got an in-depth understanding.'

- Student Comment - July 29, 2016

'I liked how Amanda asked us at the beginning what we wanted to learn and included all those topics in the curriculum. I really appreciate how she got us guest speakers and she did mindfulness exercises every class. There was a lot of variety in material every day- videos, lectures, project time, etc'

- Student Comment - July 29, 2016

'I liked my teacher and thought she was very good at providing the information in an appropriate manner. My clinical psychology program had a great deal of discussions. One of my favorite parts was the mindfulness that we computed everyday.'

- Student Comment - Aug. 4, 2017

'The course was really thorough and we were allowed to customize it based on our interests. Amanda was a great teacher. She knew a lot and was very dynamic. I liked the notes, movies, mindfulness and art.'

- Student Comment - Aug. 4, 2017

'The course was really thorough and we were allowed to customize it based on our interests. Amanda was a great teacher. She knew a lot and was very dynamic. I liked the notes, movies, mindfulness and art.'

- Student Comment - Aug. 4, 2017

"Clinical psychology was a very interesting course and it definitely enhanced my understanding on the topic itself. As someone who is considering studying psychology in the future, this program has made me feel more prepared for it. I also enjoyed how the teacher used different methods to cover content."

- Student Comment - Aug. 3, 2018

"The teacher was good, I liked the differences in teaching methods in the class, including mindfulness exercises, videos/movies, presentations, field trip, games, and lectures/Q&A’s. The information was very interesting."

- Student Comment - Aug. 3, 2018

"What I liked about this program was I learned a lot about different types of mental illnesses, therefore allowing me to further understand the reasoning behind certain behavior."

- Student Comment - Aug. 3, 2018

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