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Unit of Study CYS03346 - Supporting Young People's Health and Safety: Perspectives on Drugs, Alcohol and Sexual Health (2016)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    PG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    9

  • Level of learning

    Intermediate

  • Former School/College


Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 discuss key concepts, definitions, theories and priorities related to young people's health and wellbeing
2 identify and analyse key factors that contribute to the health status of young people
3 discuss notions of risk, risk taking and harm minimisation as it relates to young people's health in relevant fields (i.e. sex education, drug education, safety)
4 critically discuss a range of contemporary and historical policy responses to young people's health
5 explain the role that schools, community organisations and professional, governments and families play in promoting health
6 reflect on ways they can better support children and young people's health within their own professional context.

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

  1. discuss key concepts, definitions, theories and priorities related to young people's health and wellbeing
    • GA1:
  2. identify and analyse key factors that contribute to the health status of young people
    • GA1:
    • GA7:
  3. discuss notions of risk, risk taking and harm minimisation as it relates to young people's health in relevant fields (i.e. sex education, drug education, safety)
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
  4. critically discuss a range of contemporary and historical policy responses to young people's health
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  5. explain the role that schools, community organisations and professional, governments and families play in promoting health
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  6. reflect on ways they can better support children and young people's health within their own professional context.
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.