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Unit description

Social and Emotional Well Being (SEWB) is presented as an Aboriginal conception of mental health that recognizes the importance of connections to land, culture, spirituality, ancestry, identity, family and community.

Unit content

Topic 1: Social and Emotional Well Being (SEWB) and Aboriginal Mental Health
Topic 2: Holistic Practice & Determinants of SEWB
Topic 3: SEWB and Resilience
Topic 4: Indigenous Conceptions of Self
Topic 5: Towards a Clinical Equity

Learning outcomes

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1summarise the origins of SEWB as an Indigenous conception of mental health Knowledge of a disciplineCultural competence
2Investigate and critically examine the holistic frameworks that inform SEWB Ethical practiceKnowledge of a discipline
3critically investigate SEWB practice through an examination of mental health theories and practice. Intellectual rigourKnowledge of a discipline

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. summarise the origins of SEWB as an Indigenous conception of mental health
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  2. Investigate and critically examine the holistic frameworks that inform SEWB
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. critically investigate SEWB practice through an examination of mental health theories and practice.
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Teaching and assessment

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