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SCWK6920 - Mental Health: Practice and Theory
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 6 credit points
HECS Band one
EFTSL: 0.125000000
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Department: School of Social Work and Policy Studies
Offered session(s): 2
Teacher/Coordinator: Professor Barbara Fawcett

Classes: on-line

Assessment: Participation (15%); 1x case study re. two practice standards (35%); 1x academic essay (50%)

This unit of study focuses on: the Fourth National Mental Health Plan, the Revised National Standards for Mental Health (2010 ) and the National Practice Standards for the Mental Health Workforce (2002). It looks at theoretical underpinnings; the policy framework and the implications for practice. It adopts a constructively analytical approach and enables students to make links with their workplaces. This unit is also available as a single unit of study to professionals who wish to undertake this as a stand-alone unit.
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