Explore the evolution of U.S. mental health care delivery.
DefinitionExploration should include
- major historical events
- major contributors to the evolution of modern mental health care
- current trends in mental health care.
- How did ancient cultures view mental illness?
- What historical events were significant to the evolution of modern mental health care?
- What historical figures were significant to the evolution of modern mental health care?
- What is psychoanalysis?
- What disorders are typically treated with psychotherapy?
- What are the current trends in mental health care?
Related Standards of Learning
The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
- Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
- Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
- Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
- Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
- Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.
The student will investigate and understand relationships between cell structure and function. Key concepts include
- evidence supporting the cell theory;
- characteristics of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells;
- similarities between the activities of the organelles in a single cell and a whole organism;
- the cell membrane model; and
- the impact of surface area to volume ratio on cell division, material transport, and other life processes.