Appreciate the prevalence of mental health symptoms and disorders in elite sport compared to the general population.
Appreciate the significance of a number of major stressors and key environmental factors that negatively influence athlete mental health and the prevention strategies that can mitigate the effects of these factors.
Describe the epidemiology, co-morbidity, symptom presentation, diagnosis, and natural history of mental health symptoms and disorders in elite sport.
Understand important principles of lifestyle and environmental modifications, psychoeducation, psychotherapy, and pharmacologic management of mental health symptoms and disorders and psychological performance enhancement in athletes.
Understand how to use the IOC Sport Mental Health Assessment Tool (SMHAT) to evaluate mental health symptoms and disorders in athletes, and how to deploy the IOC Sport Mental Health Recognition Tool (SMHRT).
Describe mental health considerations in a variety of populations including youth athletes, Paralympic athletes, and retired athletes.