Mental Health Assessment and Intervention PG (8565.2)
|HECS Bands:||1, 4|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Health|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Counselling|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2019 Winter Term MS Milli BLENKIN (Ph: +61 2 62068747 ) ONLINE 2020 Winter Term MS Milli BLENKIN (Ph: +61 2 62068747 ) ONLINE
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- Winter Term, 2019, ONLINE, BRUCE (189572) - View
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- Semester 1, 2017, ONLINE, BRUCE (163921) - View
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- Winter Term, 2015, ONLINE, BRUCE (148032) - View
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The focus of this unit is mental health assessment and appropriate clinical interventions for people who are affected by the symptoms of mental illness, including consumers and their significant others. Framed within the context of person-centred care, factors that affect mental health are examined, together with the symptoms of mental illness and disorder, and the impact of these symptoms upon consumers and significant others. The student will also appraise the interventions and supports that are available to assist those who are affected by the symptoms of mental illness, and develop the skills to apply this knowledge in practice.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Appraise the major issues affecting people who are affected by the symptoms of mental illness, including those associated with the major mood, psychotic and behavioural disorders;
2. Critically evaluate the process of mental health assessment of people who are affected by the symptoms of mental illness; and
3. Demonstrate appropriate application of a range of interventions and approaches to meet the needs of people who are affected by the symptoms of mental illness, including consumers, carers, families, and communities.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Winter Term, 2019
- Winter Term, 2018
Fully online, 3 hours per week, Semester 2 OR Fully online, intensive, 6 hours per week during Winter Term.
This unit is only available to students in Master of Nursing 261JA, Master of Counselling 341JA, Graduate Diploma of Counselling 342JA or Graduate Diploma of Nursing 260JA.