Course Title: Work effectively in mental health settings

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5289

Course Title: Work effectively in mental health settings

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 45.0

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)

HWSS5533C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2012

Course Contact: Xenia Girdler

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254660

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


Course Description

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to work effectively in a range of settings where mental health work occurs


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCMH401A Work effectively in mental health settings

Elements:

Apply knowledge of the mental health sector

Demonstrate an understanding of the range of mental health service options

Demonstrate commitment to the central philosophies of the mental health sector

Work within the context of the mental health sector


Learning Outcomes


Overview of Assessment

This course will be assessed via a number of class-based and work-integrated tasks. To be deemed competent in this course you will be required to demonstrate your skills, knowledge and attitude through:

Case Study - you will be placed into a small working group and assessed on your ability to case manage a fictitious client over the duration of the course.

Assessment & Screening Tool - in your small working group you will be required to develop an assessment tool which will provide you with the information required to develop an affective treatment/recovery plan for your case study client.

Self and Supervisor Assessments -

Class Presentations -

Direct observation of actual and simulated class-based activities -