Program Learning Outcomes - 470

Program learning outcomes outline what Mohawk's graduates need to know and be able to do after they complete this program.

Initially, most program learning outcomes were developed by the Ministry of Training, Colleges, and Universities (MTCU) in consultation with employers and educators. Now, they are reviewed and updated during program review, in consultation with employers, graduates, and current students.

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Vocational Standards

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  1. Assess pharmaceutical interventions and other treatment outcomes currently used in the management of brain disorders using a bio-psycho-social framework.
  2. Provide client-centred, culturally relevant assessments of individuals from diverse and varied populations to diagnose brain disorders using various assessments tools.
  3. Educate individuals, families, and the community using relevant assessment and intervention practices to provide strategies for the management of brain disorder symptoms.
  4. Advocate on behalf of individuals and families impacted by brain disorders by active participation, contribution, and promotion of community supports and services.
  5. Collaborate as a member of an interdisciplinary team to provide timely and effective services to those impacted by brain disorders.
  6. Comply with legal principles of competency and capacity, and ethical and professional standards as it relates to the field of brain disorders.
  7. Design and implement a client-centred care plan according to identified needs and community context relative to specific brain disorders.

Essential Employability Skills

All graduates with the following Ontario College credentials, Ontario College Certificate, Ontario College Diploma and Ontario College Advanced Diploma, must be able to reliably demonstrate Essential Employability Skills in a combination of the following 11 skill areas:

  1. Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfills the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.
  2. Respond to written, spoken or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.
  3. Execute mathematical operations accurately.
  4. Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.
  5. Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.
  6. Locate, select, organize and document information using appropriate technology and information systems.
  7. Analyze, evaluate and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.
  8. Show respect for diverse opinions, values, belief systems and contributions of others.
  9. Interact with others in groups or teams in ways that contribute to effective working relationships and the achievement of goals.
  10. Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.
  11. Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions and consequences.

Find out more about Essential Employability Skills here.