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Unit of Study WEL73003 - Mental Health (2020)

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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:

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 diverse lived experiences of people living with mental distress and their recovery journeys
2 demonstrate an understanding of how the most common expressions of mental distress are diagnosed and analyse the diverse explanatory frameworks for mental distress
3 critically analyse and reflect on mental health practice and demonstrate an understanding of how to effectively support people with lived experience of mental distress and their loved ones
4 understand, navigate and critically evaluate the mental health service system
5 critically evaluate how legislation and policy influences the theoretical frameworks and practices used in mental health organisations

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

  1. investigate the diverse lived experiences of people living with mental distress and their recovery journeys
    • GA1:
  2. demonstrate an understanding of how the most common expressions of mental distress are diagnosed and analyse the diverse explanatory frameworks for mental distress
    • GA1:
  3. critically analyse and reflect on mental health practice and demonstrate an understanding of how to effectively support people with lived experience of mental distress and their loved ones
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  4. understand, navigate and critically evaluate the mental health service system
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  5. critically evaluate how legislation and policy influences the theoretical frameworks and practices used in mental health organisations
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4: