Focuses on students' knowledge and understanding about issues related to social and emotional wellbeing, reflecting a person's capacity to function well in society and lead a fulfilling and productive life. The concepts of resilience and mental health are examined and strategies to facilitate connectedness and belonging, positive and high expectations, and opportunities for meaningful participation are discussed. A particular focus is placed on children's experiences of change, loss and grief.
Module One: Theoretical foundations of children and young people's social and emotional wellbeing
Module Two: Supporting and promoting children and young people's social and emotional wellbeing
Module Three: Understanding children and young people's experiences of change, loss and grief
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||examine notions of social and emotional wellbeing, the continuum of mental health and notions of resilience||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
|2||identify and discuss the causes, indicators and risk factors associated with children's mental health, including issues of change, loss and grief||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|3||explain the role that schools, community organisations and professions, governments and families play in promoting health||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
|4||critically evaluate a range of health promotion models, strategies, services and resources designed to support health promotion with particular focus on social and emotional wellbeing||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|5||reflect on ways that various professional groups and organisations can better support children and young people's health.||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning Self paced (Self paced)|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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