INDIVIDUAL DETERMINANTS OF HEALTH

PHE102

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

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

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorMelissa Buultjens

Available to Study Abroad StudentsNo

Subject year levelYear Level 1 - UG

Exchange StudentsNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Students must be enrolled in one of: HBFN, HBFNX, HOUA.

Co-requisites None

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.

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsTBCPrescribedTBCPEARSON 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)

Activities:
TBA

02. Apply psychological theories and concepts of human behaviour across the lifespan to real-world settings

Activities:
TBA

03. Examine the concept of reflection on practice and apply this to professional and individual development

Activities:
TBA

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Online, 2015, OUA Study Period 4, Online

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorMelissa Buultjens

Class requirements

Scheduled Online Class Week: 49
One 1.0 hours scheduled online class per week in week 49 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
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