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INDG2004: Indigenous Wellbeing

2024 unit information

This unit examines the historical and contemporary social determinants of Indigenous wellbeing. Through an exploration of holistic Indigenous health and wellbeing frameworks, students identify a range of successful strategies that facilitate self-determination and transform Indigenous health and wellbeing outcomes. A highlight of this unit of study is the opportunity to learn from Indigenous and non-Indigenous people who are passionate about their work and experienced in collaborating with Indigenous people and communities.

Unit details and rules

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Indigenous Academic Units

Code INDG2004
Academic unit Indigenous Academic Units
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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None
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Evaluate the health and well being of Indigenous people globally
  • LO2. Examine the social determinants which impact on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s health status
  • LO3. Critically analyse cultural influences and models of health behaviour in relation to current health outcomes for, and the utilisation of health services by, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
  • LO4. Understand the policies and practices which influence Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s health in past and present contexts
  • LO5. Identify the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and their cultures and recognise the significance of cultural awareness, cultural understanding, cultural safety and cultural security
  • LO6. Discuss some of the major health issues affecting Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander individuals and communities
  • LO7. Describe an approach to working with Indigenous communities that supports self-­determination in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s health and well-being
  • LO8. Critically evaluate what social justice means to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and articulate their own ideas on social justice
  • LO9. Competently communicate orally and in writing using inclusive terminology

Unit availability

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2024
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2022
Normal day Remote
Semester 2 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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