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Area/Catalogue
HLTH 5150

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

Note: This offering may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Course ID
101279

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Nursing and Midwifery

Course aim

The aim of this course is to develop an in-depth knowledge of a range of conceptual models of mental health and to explore how a connection is made between specific therapeutic modalities, and the client’s individual needs to promote recovery within the socio-political and cultural context of modern mental health care.

Course content

Approaches to different therapeutic interventions – including developmental and recovery approaches are incorporated in the context of care e.g community and non community settings. An emphasis on group work and working as a team member within a multi disciplinary team. An emphasis on assessment and treatment, promotion and prevention, early detection and intervention, rehabilitation and recovery. An exploration of philosophical and theoretical models; behavioural, psychoanalytic, humanistic, existential and postmodern theories of the self; socio-cultural, neuroscience and medical models of mental health care; further review of psychoactive and somatic therapies; range of therapeutic and counselling strategies and advanced therapeutic skills; ethical decision making in mental health care.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Workshop 8 hours x 1 week
External (Partial online delivery) - x 13 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Theoretical Assignment 2,000 words 20% -
Group Project Case Study 3,000 words 30% -
Case Study Group Presentation - 20% 45 minutes
Written Critique 3,000 words 30% -

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

School of Nursing and Midwifery

Degrees this course is offered in

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