Course Title: Work with people with mental health issues

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5244

Course Title: Work with people with mental health issues

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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)

OHTH5815C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2014,
Term2 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email: jennifer.brooker@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This course describes the knowledge, skills and attitudes required by workers in community services and health settings to work in a consumer directed and oriented way with consumers who are living with mental health issues.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCMH411A Work with people with mental health issues

Elements:

Apply knowledge of the mental health sector

Apply self-care strategies

Clarify the needs and issues of consumers

Establish appropriate working relationships with consumers who are living with mental health issues

Provide non-clinical services to meet consumer aspirations and needs


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

The assessments for this course are:

  • Underpinning knowledge questions
  • Development of an evidence portfolio