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Unit description

Introduces students to the community, familial and cultural relationships necessary for Aboriginal physical health and social and emotional wellbeing. The importance of therapeutic relationships in promoting culturally strong, healthy lifestyles will be presented including celebrating connections, physical activity, good nutrition, and stress management. 

Unit content

Module 1: Healthy Health Policy
Module 2: Holistic Health Promotion
Module 3: Healthy Health Organisations
Module 4: Analysing Health Promotion: Case Studies
Module 5: Supportive Health Environments
Module 6: Health Promotion Successes
 

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
1demonstrate an understanding of cultural and community strengths in health promotion
2examine frameworks and campaigns in Indigenous health promotion
3describe a strengths-based framework for health promotion through program and campaign analysis.

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

  1. demonstrate an understanding of cultural and community strengths in health promotion
  2. examine frameworks and campaigns in Indigenous health promotion
  3. describe a strengths-based framework for health promotion through program and campaign analysis.

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Discussion board10%
Case study50%
Journal40%
Notice

Intensive offerings may or may not be scheduled in every teaching period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

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Fee information

Domestic

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International

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