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Health and Wellbeing (9872.2)

Level: Undergraduate Second Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1, 4
Faculty: Faculty of Education
Discipline: Academic Program Area - Education

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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (186933) - View
  • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (182669) - View
  • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (148785) - View
  • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (156265) - View

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Syllabus

This unit is the second in a sequence of six in Health and Physical Education, and the first relating specifically to the health strand. This unit examines the psychosocial dimension of health as a major contributor to wellbeing in contemporary society. The sociocultural factors influencing mental health and wellbeing of children and adolescents are explored as is the role that school communities play in the promotion of health and wellbeing. 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 explored.

Learning Outcomes

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

1. Understand the psychosocial dimension of health as a major contributor to wellbeing in contemporary society;

2. Understand the sociocultural factors influencing mental health and wellbeing of children and adolescents;

3. Know how self-esteem, resilience, connectedness, participation, and relationships are important for wellbeing with self and others; and

4. Know strategies for safe living, self-worth, belonging, dealing with stress, depression, responding to loss and grief, bullying and harassment.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week.

Prerequisites

Must have passed 24 credit points.

Corequisites

Enrolment in the Bachelor of Primary Education (H&PE) OR Bachelor of Secondary Education (H&PE).

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Incompatible Units

8693 Promoting Health and Wellbeing.

Equivalent Units

8693 Promoting Health and Wellbeing.



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