Perform new course search

Search Filter

Promoting Health and Wellbeing (8693.4)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Education

Availability

    Unit Outlines

    To view your Unit Outline, click View to log in to MyUC and access this information, or visit your unit's online teaching site.

    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (151988) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (140799) - View

    If a link to your Unit Outline is not displayed, please check back later. Unit Outlines are generally published by Week One of the relevant teaching period.

    Availability

    This unit is no longer offered. Information may be available for Units in the following years:

    Syllabus

    This unit examines the psychosocial dimensions of health as major contributors to wellbeing in contemporary society. Sociocultural factors influencing mental health and wellbeing of children and adolescents are explored, and the role that school communities play in the promotion of health and wellbeing is discussed. The areas covered in this unit include self-esteem, resilience, connectedness, participation, and relationships with self and others. Within these areas strategies for safe living, self worth, belonging, dealing with stress, depression, responding to loss and grief, bullying and harassment are covered.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate their knowledge of the psychosocial dimension of health and specific content areas most relevant to young people;

    2. Appreciate the different situations and values of others in relation to matters relating to psychosocial health;

    3. Understand and explain the socio-cultural factors influencing mental health and wellbeing of children and young people;

    4. Critically reflect on health promotion strategies used for mental health and wellbeing; and

    5. Research, analyse and discuss mental health and wellbeing community programs.

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week

    Prerequisites

    None.

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    None.

    Equivalent Units

    None.

    Print this page
    ApplyEnquire
    Why choose UC

    Perform new course search

    Search Filter

    Frequently Asked Questions