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Unit of Study CYS20004 - Strengthening Young People's Social and Emotional Wellbeing (2018)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Unit typeo

    UG Coursework Unit

  • Credit points

    12

  • AQF level

    7

  • Level of learning

    Advanced

  • 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 examine notions of social and emotional wellbeing, the continuum of mental health and notions of resilience
2 identify and discuss the causes, indicators and risk factors associated with children's mental health, including issues of change, loss and grief
3 explain the role that schools, community organisations and professions, governments and families play in promoting health
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
5 reflect on ways that various professional groups and organisations can better support children and young people's health.

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

  1. examine notions of social and emotional wellbeing, the continuum of mental health and notions of resilience
    • GA1:
    • GA7:
  2. identify and discuss the causes, indicators and risk factors associated with children's mental health, including issues of change, loss and grief
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  3. explain the role that schools, community organisations and professions, governments and families play in promoting health
    • GA1:
    • GA7:
  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
    • GA3:
    • GA7:
  5. reflect on ways that various professional groups and organisations can better support children and young people's health.
    • GA3:
    • GA7:

Prescribed learning resources

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