Brown School > Academics > Master of Social Work > Mental Health Concentration Brown Page Content 1Mental Health Concentration This concentration prepares students with evidence-based assessment and treatment methods aimed at increasing functional capacity of individuals and systems addressing mental illness. Throughout the curriculum, students are exposed to the latest trends in programs and treatments. Students are equipped with the skills necessary for developing responsive and comprehensive mental health systems at the local, regional and society levels.Graduates are skilled in assessment and diagnosis, and they are familiar with evidence-based treatments appropriate for a range of diagnostic categories and populations. Alumni are qualified for careers in variety of settings, including clinical practice, community health centers, hospitals, forensic settings, private practice, policy settings and research.The Mental Health concentration has four tracks:Clinical Social Work: for students who plan to work with older adolescents or adults experiencing mental health conditions through a direct practice lens. Child Behavioral Health: for students who plan to work with children experiencing mental health conditions through a direct practice lens.Integrated Behavioral Health: for students who plan to work in an integrated health setting or for students who want to provide behavioral health services in a clinical practice; students prepare to work with people experiencing severe and persistent mental illness and serious medical health issues.Clinical Social Work in Substance Use Disorder Treatment: for students who plan to work with older adolescents or adults experiencing substance use disorders; graduates are able to earn certification for the National Certification Commission for Addiction Professionals (NCC AP).Curriculum requirements for each track are detailed below.