2023-2025 Catalog

BEHA 101 Introduction to Behavioral Health

Introduces core behavioral health topics such as misuse of substances, addictive behaviors, and other environmental, social, and political factors that impact behavioral health. Prerequisite: ENGL 101. (NE)




  1. Articulate behavioral health issues in tribal communities in order to address mental health disorders, treatment options and therapeutic medications.
  2. Identify solutions and connections to indigenous ethics, values, and impacts of worldview within Behavioral Health.
  3. Identify behavioral impacts on mental health, substance misuse, the risk factors, and the impacts on Behavioral Health of tribal people.
  4. Identify and describe historical and intergenerational events that effect and contribute to behavioral health developmental disabilities and Co-occurring disorders.
  5. Develop portfolio to reflect coursework in Behavioral Health Aide Projects for NWIC/CHAP/NPAIHB.