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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4328

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)

OHTH5772C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

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

Not applicable



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCMH402B Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes

Elements:

1. Work within the context of different mental health diagnoses

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

3. Apply an understanding of the impact of social determinants on health

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


Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to demonstrate their competency in each of the elements listed above.


Overview of Assessment

Students will be required to successfully complete a Mental Health First Aid Action Plan on a case study given out in class.