Introduces Aboriginal Psychology as a responsive approach that is holistic and grounded in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, values and belief systems. Practices in Aboriginal Psychology will be analysed through exploration of the determinants of social and emotional wellbeing.
Topic 1: Psychological and Cultural Competence
Topic 2: Ontology and Psychology
Topic 3: Deep (methodological) Equity
Topic 4: Culturally Competent Practice
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||analyse fundamental divergences between western and Indigenous psychology||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|2||critically examine the significance of psychological frameworks relevant to outcomes and patient care||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|3||review psychological practice through an analysis of approaches with a focus on the application of deep equity.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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