Emphasises the life stage and bio-psycho-social contexts specifically related to providing effective engagement and interventions with, children, adolescents and older persons. Learners will critically apply those contexts to all aspects of comprehensive assessment, diagnosis and treatment across the lifespan.
- Developmental psychology and sociology
- Family therapy and genograms
- Sexual identity
- Common mental health conditions and compassionate interventions within childhood and adolescence
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) population models of mental health and wellbeing
- Helpful interventions for older people and the need for compassion
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||connect developmental theories to mental health and ill health, social roles and personal narratives of a meaningful life||Lifelong learning|
|2||visualise the young person within family constellations, emerging identities and physiological changes||Cultural competence|
|3||design, in partnership with consumers, helpful interventions to common mental health conditions for young people, children and adolescents||Creativity|
|4||critique the influences and impacts of transgenerational trauma with a focus on ATSI and CALD populations||Cultural competence|
|5||construct helpful interventions in partnership with consumers to common mental health conditions within the context of older persons mental health||Creativity|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2018 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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