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Unit of Study HLT10597 - Mental Function (Psychosocial) Assessments and Interventions (2020)

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  • Pre-requisites

      [166655] HLT10586 - Learning and Applying Knowledge for Individuals and Groups]

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 investigate the relationship between mental functioning (psychosocial) and occupational performance and explain the impact of mental illness on occupational performance
2 articulate the role of occupational therapy within mental health services
3 critically discuss the implications of global trends, federal and state legislation and policies on occupational therapy in mental health services
4 conduct relevant assessments in order to investigate the relationship between occupational performance, mental health and substance addiction
5 apply knowledge of the person, occupation and environment in planning, implementing and evaluating collaborative mental health programs
6 apply theoretical perspectives and best practice models in planning and implementing occupational therapy programs for specific clients within a mental health practice setting
7 identify and assess the functional outcomes of intervention.

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

  1. investigate the relationship between mental functioning (psychosocial) and occupational performance and explain the impact of mental illness on occupational performance
    • GA4:
  2. articulate the role of occupational therapy within mental health services
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  3. critically discuss the implications of global trends, federal and state legislation and policies on occupational therapy in mental health services
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. conduct relevant assessments in order to investigate the relationship between occupational performance, mental health and substance addiction
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  5. apply knowledge of the person, occupation and environment in planning, implementing and evaluating collaborative mental health programs
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
    • GA6:
  6. apply theoretical perspectives and best practice models in planning and implementing occupational therapy programs for specific clients within a mental health practice setting
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  7. identify and assess the functional outcomes of intervention.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:

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