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Unit of Study NRS83002 - Mental Health Across the Lifespan (2019)

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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:

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1 connect developmental theories to mental health and ill health, social roles, and personal narratives of a meaningful life
2 visualise the young person within family constellations, emerging identities and physiological changes
3 design, in partnership with consumers, helpful interventions to common mental health conditions for young people, children and adolescents
4 critique the influences and impacts of transgenerational trauma with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse populations
5 construct helpful interventions, in partnership with consumers, to common mental health conditions within the context of older persons mental health.

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

  1. connect developmental theories to mental health and ill health, social roles, and personal narratives of a meaningful life
    • GA5:
  2. visualise the young person within family constellations, emerging identities and physiological changes
    • GA7:
  3. design, in partnership with consumers, helpful interventions to common mental health conditions for young people, children and adolescents
    • GA2:
  4. critique the influences and impacts of transgenerational trauma with a focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Culturally and Linguistically Diverse populations
    • GA7:
  5. construct helpful interventions, in partnership with consumers, to common mental health conditions within the context of older persons mental health.
    • GA2:

Prescribed learning resources

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  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.