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Critical Perspectives on Mental Health - SCWK6952

Year - 2020

This unit of study introduces a range of perspectives and key contemporary debates in mental health policy and practice. Students develop knowledge relating to an ecological framework of mental health, statutory and professional power negotiated by social workers within the mental health field, social work advocacy in mental health policy and practice, and the importance of lived experience knowledge. Areas of mental health that are examined include psychosis, self-harm and suicidality, trauma and addiction, and child and adolescent wellbeing.

6x4hr seminars

1x1500wd Assignment 1 (25%), 1x3000wd Assignment 2 (50%), 1x1500wd Presentation with written submission (25%)


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1a

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Social Work
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 20 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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