Faculty of Health

Self-Care for Mental Health and Wellbeing


Develop your mental health toolkit.

Self-Care for Mental Health and Wellbeing is a unit offered within the Associate Degree in Health and Community care. It is a fully-online unit that helps you understand and maintain a healthy mind and general wellbeing. It explores determinants that may impact upon mental health, using stories and vignettes from experts and members of the community. Students will investigate tools, processes and approaches to maintaining mental wellness, as well as examine approaches to developing resilience and coping with stress.


icon-PC Online: Self-Care for Mental Health and Wellbeing is a fully online unit to enable flexible study.


icon-PC HECS scholarships may be available: This means for eligible domestic students you will not be charged tuition fees for undertaking this unit. Students may also be eligible for a SSAF exemption. *For full terms and conditions please view the Fees and Scholarships page.



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Unit Objectives

On successful completion of this unit you will be able to:

  • Identify and begin to evaluate and apply information from a range of sources relevant to personal, individual and community health;
  • Explain the principles of promoting the health and welfare of individuals and diverse community populations;
  • Retrieve, evaluate, and apply evidence from a range of sources in preparing to undertake health care planning and activities;
  • Reflect on current skills, knowledge and attitudes, and plan ongoing personal self care and professional development activities.

To take advantage of this opportunity students will need to be enrolled in the Associate Degree in Health and Community Care. After completing Self-Care for Mental Health and Wellbeing, the opportunity exists to undertake further units within the Associate Degree in Health and Community Care. Students undertaking units within the Associate Degree in Health and Community Care are eligible for a HECS Scholarship and SSAF exemption on a maximum of two eligible units. Eligible units can be viewed here.


Location: Online

Commences:
Semester 2
17th Jul 2017

Applications close:
17th Jul 2017

General Enquiries: Health.Central@utas.edu.au


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