Provides the learner with appropriate frameworks to analyse and evaluate a range of general and specialist mental health services. This analysis is based on an assessment of the planning and intervention processes, outcomes, costs and management of these evaluations. This unit also aims to further develop student skills in identifying, planning, implementing and evaluating educational, consumer advocacy and community development approaches to intervening in mental health issues.
Topic 1 Introduction
Topic 2 Mental health services in context
Topic 3 Program evaluation
Topic 4 Forms of program evaluation
Topic 5 Evaluation methods
Topic 6 Measurement of consumer outcomes
Topic 7 Research in mental health care services
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||critically analyse frameworks for evaluation and apply these to a range of mental health services||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||analyse the rationale underpinning evaluation frameworks||Knowledge of a discipline||Lifelong learning|
|3||provide policy recommendations with respect to the delivery of the most effective mental health services||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
|4||develop and appraise strategic plans for implementation of best practice within mental health care services||Creativity||Communication and social skills|
|5||apply an appropriate evaluation model to a selected area of practice||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|6||explore various current research in mental health and identify gaps.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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