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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Unit aim

Social and Emotional Well Being (SEWB) is presented as an Aboriginal conception of mental health that recognizes the importance of connections to land, culture, spirituality, ancestry, identity, family and community.

Unit content

Topic 1: Social and Emotional Well Being (SEWB) and Aboriginal Mental Health
Topic 2: Holistic Practice & Determinants of SEWB
Topic 3: SEWB and Resilience
Topic 4: Indigenous Conceptions of Self
Topic 5: Towards a Clinical Equity

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 summarise the origins of SEWB as an Indigenous conception of mental health
2 Investigate and critically examine the holistic frameworks that inform SEWB
3 critically investigate SEWB practice through an examination of mental health theories and practice.

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

  1. summarise the origins of SEWB as an Indigenous conception of mental health
    • GA4:
    • GA7:
  2. Investigate and critically examine the holistic frameworks that inform SEWB
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  3. critically investigate SEWB practice through an examination of mental health theories and practice.
    • GA1:
    • GA4: