CLINICAL PRACTICE IN MENTAL HEALTH 1
Credit points: 30
In this subject students will develop fundamental knowledge and skills required in clinical mental health practice. Students will develop comprehensive assessment and management skills and recognise the interrelationship between a person's medical, social and psychological health. This subject provides a theoretical and practical foundation that prepares students for ethically oriented professional practice. This subject enables students to develop critical thinking and problem solving skills, specialised clinical proficiency, and effective communication skills. Students will be able to make independent judgements; plan, implement and evaluate practice in mental health contexts 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 appropriate 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 1, Online
Maximum enrolment sizeN/A
Subject Instance Co-ordinatorKate Emond
Problem Based LearningWeek: 0 - 0
One 12.00 h problem based learning per week on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via online.
Students complete the equivalent of 12 hours of online learning per week.
Placement - Off SiteWeek: 0 - 0
One 210.00 h placement - off site per study period on weekdays from week 0 to week 0 and delivered via face-to-face.
Students undertake the equivalent of 210 hours of clinical practicum throughout the semester.
|1,000 word equivalent online reflective activity||N/A||N/A||No||10||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8|
|2,000 word written assessment||N/A||N/A||No||30||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8|
|5000 word equivalent case presentation, using specified media||N/A||N/A||No||60||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8|
|Summative clinical appraisal (1000 words equivalent) Hurdle. Student is required to be clinically competent to pass subject||N/A||N/A||Yes||null||SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5, SILO6, SILO7, SILO8|