Hobart, Launceston, Rozelle - Sydney, Darlinghurst - Sydney
The focus of this unit is on mental health and illness across the lifespan. A consumer-orientated approach to health care is emphasised throughout this unit to assist students to appreciate concepts that shape mental health practices including chronic condition self-management, recovery, holistic care and disease prevention. Students will have the opportunity to develop knowledge about a range of mental illnesses and will develop practical communication strategies within the Mental State Examination (MSE) that are useful when providing health care in complex situations in clinical environments. Students will have the opportunity to further develop their Professional Portfolio in this unit.
|Unit name||Mental Health|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Health and Medicine
School of Health Science
|Teaching staff||Sherphard Chidarikire|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Spring school (November)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Rozelle - Sydney||Spring school (November)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Darlinghurst - Sydney||Spring school (November)||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified. Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*: the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.
*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (November)||13/11/2017||11/12/2017||19/12/2017||10/2/2018|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $2,360.00||060305|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
2 x 50mins weekly Lecture, 2 x 50mins weekly Tutorial
(i) Online Quiz 15%
(ii) Written Case Study 2000 words 35%
(iii) Written 2 hour Exam 50%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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