Unit of Study MHNS5002 - Mental Health Across the Lifespan (2022)
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On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
review and critique developmental theory and research as it applies to the aetiology, presentation and treatment of mental health problems across the lifespan and in diverse populations
describe how mental health problems manifest differently across the lifespan and outline developmental and cultural considerations to addressing such problems and promoting mental health in partnership with service users
examine and critically consider the systemic influences on mental health including family, family history, community and larger social and cultural contexts over time.
develop a sophisticated understanding of the impact of trauma and how trauma is communicated intergenerationally, the impacts on human development and mental health and how the impacts of trauma can be addressed to enhance social and emotional wellbeing
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Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.