CLINICAL PRACTICE IN MENTAL HEALTH 2
Credit points: 30
In this subject, students will examine diagnostic classifications and formulations used in psychiatry. Students will be able to recognise and compare frameworks and models in mental health practice, including the principles of trauma informed care in service delivery. This subject will enable students to critically evaluate outcome measures and operational legislation and protocols in mental health. Students will examine evidence-based practice, mental health promotion and the prevention and early detection of mental illness. This subject enables students to develop critical thinking, problem solving, and effective communication skills for ethically oriented professional practice. Students will be able to make high level independent judgements; plan, implement and evaluate mental health practice and function effectively as a member of a multidisciplinary team. The subject is delivered via a flexible online mode comprising learning modules via LMS and supported by clinical practicum.
SchoolLa Trobe Rural Health School
Subject Co-ordinatorKate Emond
Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes
Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters
Available as ElectiveNo
Quota Management StrategyN/A
Quota-conditions or rulesN/A
Minimum credit point requirementN/A
Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A
Entire subject or partial subjectN/A
Total hours/days requiredN/A
Location of WBL activity (region)N/A
WBL addtional requirementsN/A
Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes
Intended Learning Outcomes
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On-Line, 2021, Semester 2, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Emond
Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
One 12.00 hours problem based learning per week from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Students complete the equivalent of 12 hours of on-line learning per week.
Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 210.00 hours placement - off site per study period from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake approximately 210 hours of clinical practicum throughout the semester.
1,000 word equivalent online reflective activity
|Other||Individual||No||10||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
2,000 word written assessment
|Other||Individual||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
5000 word equivalent presentation, using specified media
|Oral presentation||Individual||No||60||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|
Summative clinical appraisal Hurdle. Student is required to be clinically competent to pass subject
|Other||Individual||Yes||0||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5|