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Unit of Study HLTH1005 - Understanding Wellbeing and Mental Health (2024)

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  • Unit type

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

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  • Enrolment information

      This unit contains content on mental health and psychological trauma which may be triggering for some students. Please consider this when enrolling in the unit.

Learning outcomes

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.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

demonstrate an understanding of the lived experience of mental distress across the lifespan and how this can inform practice and service development

identify and collaboratively discuss how holistic, person-centered understandings of mental wellbeing, health and illness can direct effective provision of care

discuss the principles and practices of trauma-informed practice

discuss the role and impact of the mental healthcare system and integrated care

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