INDIVIDUAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH
Credit points: 15
In this subject students will develop the foundation knowledge for working with individuals in health and human services settings. Students will learn how particular characteristics and actions of an individual impact on health and welfare outcomes. Students will be: (i) presented with frameworks, including a developmental perspective, for understanding how the characteristics and actions of individuals impact on health outcomes; (ii) provided with foundation knowledge for understanding how individuals present in, and progress through, health settings; and (iii) reviewing theoretical approaches to producing individual change in health and well-being settings.
SchoolSchool of Psychology & Public Health
Subject Co-ordinatorMelissa Buultjens
Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo
Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG
Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in one of: HBFN, HBFNX, HOUA.
Incompatible subjects None
Equivalent subjects None
Special conditions This subject is offered via Open Universities Australia. La Trobe University students who wish to undertake this subject as part of a cross institutional enrolment, may do so with subject coordinator approval.
|Resource Type||Title||Resource Requirement||Author and Year||Publisher|
|Readings||TBC||Prescribed||TBC||PEARSON EDUCATION, FRENCHS FOREST, NSW.|
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
01. Explore aspects of human behaviour across the lifespan from a psychosocial perspective through the study of fundamental psychological theories and concepts (health)
02. Apply psychological theories and concepts of human behaviour across the lifespan to real-world settings
03. Examine the concept of reflection on practice and apply this to professional and individual development
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Online, 2015, OUA Study Period 4, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelissa Buultjens
Scheduled Online Class
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week in week 49 and delivered via online.
|Case Report (1200 word equivalent)||25||01, 02|
|Written Assignment (1200 word equivalent)||25||01, 02|
|Written Reflection (800 words equivalent)||20||01, 03|
|Exam (invigilated)||30||01, 02|