Course Title: Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4264

Course Title: Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 60.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5553C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace


Course Contact: Xenia Girdler

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4660

Course Contact Email: xenia.girdler@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This course provides you with the knowledge and skills required to contribute to the recovery of people affected by a mental illness in the context of the impact of mental illness on clients, their carer/s and families


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCMH402A Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes

Elements:

Apply an understanding of the impact of social determinants on health

Apply knowledge of the impact of mental illness on people's lives

Work with families, carer/s friends and other networks to support people with mental illness

Work within the context of different mental health diagnoses


Learning Outcomes

This course will provide you with the opportunity to understand how to work with people affected by a mental illness in a range of community services work contexts.
This learning is underpinned by a person-centred approach to care, involving a variety of health and community service professionals working collaboratively with the client, their carer/s and family.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment of this course will include but not be restricted to 

  • observation of processes and procedures during work placement
  • oral and/or written questioning on Essential knowledge and skills and consideration of required attitudes
  • in-class case studies and small group work