# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Mental Health Assisting Careers Task 144307988

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Differentiate among the types of mental health facilities.


Differentiation should include types of
  • acute care settings
  • long-term care settings
  • settings for transitioning to mainstream society
  • outpatient facilities.

Process/Skill Questions

  • What are the differences between acute care and long-term care settings?
  • What types of facilities provide care to help patients transition to mainstream society?
  • What types of facilities provide outpatient mental healthcare services?

Related Standards of Learning



The student will read, interpret, analyze, and evaluate a variety of nonfiction texts.
  1. Use critical thinking to generate and respond logically to literal, inferential, and evaluative questions about the text(s).
  2. Identify and synthesize resources to make decisions, complete tasks, and solve specific problems.
  3. Analyze multiple texts addressing the same topic to determine how authors reach similar or different conclusions.
  4. Recognize and analyze use of ambiguity, contradiction, paradox, irony, overstatement, and understatement in text.
  5. Analyze false premises claims, counterclaims, and other evidence in persuasive writing.

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