This course

  • Alt models

    Not the history of mental health care you learned in school! A broad overview from different perspectives.

  • Inclusion matters

    Explore the unique frames of how concepts about mental health developed outside of the medical model.

  • Bright ideas

    Ask different questions, get different responses. That's important. And that's what we did.

How models of care have changed

  • 1

    Navigating this course

    • Using Thinkific's Navigation tools
  • 2

    Why are models important? And who uses them?

    • Part of everyday life and work
    • Models, efficiency, and money
    • Who uses models?
    • TIC as an expansion of other models
  • 3

    A brief history of mental health models

    • Early models: misery as a result of offending natural forces
    • From Hippocrates to Tuke: a broad view of history
    • The last two centuries
    • Looking forward
  • 4

    Four models: medical, psychodynamic, circle or indigenous, and trauma-informed

    • The medical model
    • ​Indigenous models: Circle thinking
    • ​The Psychodynamic model
    • The Trauma-Informed models
  • 5

    What's different in TIC?

    • Different thinking
    • ​Different feelings
    • Different actions
    • Your Turn!
  • 6

    What barriers exist to adjusting models?

    • Power and inertia
    • The money stream


Purchased alone, this course is $64.97. It is included in the Core Course Bundle, and in the Trauma-Responsive System.

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