Focuses on students' knowledge and understanding about issues related to social and emotional wellbeing, reflecting a person's capacity to function well in society and lead a fulfilling and productive life. The concepts of resilience and mental health are critically examined and strategies to facilitate connectedness and belonging, positive and high expectations, and opportunities for meaningful participation are explored. A particular focus is placed on children's experiences of change, loss and grief.
Weeks 1-2: Module One: Theoretical foundations of children and young people's social and emotional wellbeing.
Weeks 3-4: Module Two: Supporting and promoting children and young people's social and emotional wellbeing.
Weeks 5-6: Module Three: Understanding children and young people's experiences of change, loss and grief.
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||Examine notions of social and emotional wellbeing, the continuum of mental health and notions of resilience.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||Identify and discuss the causes, indicators and risk factors associated with Children’s mental health, including issues of change, loss and grief.||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||Explain the role that schools, community organisations and professions, governments and families play in promoting health.||Intellectual rigour||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||Critically evaluate a range of health promotion models, strategies, services and resources designed to support health promotion with particular focus on social and emotional wellbeing.||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|5||Reflect on ways they can better support children and young people's health within their own professional context.||Ethical practice|
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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