|SCU Online||Study Period 6||Study Period 6|
Strengthens students’ clinical leadership skills in implementing the available evidence based knowledge on a chosen topic directly relating to mental health and/or mental illness. There is an emphasis on leading the translation and application of knowledge to clinical practice settings.
One specialist topic from mental health and or illness perspectives:
- Addiction in mental health contexts
- Lived experience of mental illness in the workforce
- Suicide: drivers and mitigation
- Psychological trauma from childhood into adulthood
- Gaps and resonances between research evidence and practice
- Change processes within mental health contexts
- Management of the translation of research into clinical practice
- Clinical leadership in mental health
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 contrast the findings from the literature with that of current practice and /or policy in clinical settings||Intellectual rigour|
|2||apply and integrate evidence based knowledge into clinical practice settings||Creativity|
|3||identify and apply mental health specific barriers and enablers to successfully changing practice and/or policy||Intellectual rigour||Creativity|
|4||explain how clinical leadership in mental health will influence the translation and application from literature to practice||Communication and social skills|
Study Period 6
- Stanley, D., 2011, Clinical leadership: Innovation into action, 1st, Palgrave Macmillan, South Yarra, Vic. ISBN: 9781420256635.
Teaching and assessment
SCU Online (intensive)
|Structured online learning (6 wks)|
|Essay and Critical Personal Reflection||50%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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