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MHN5170 Healing and Therapeutics

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Sciences
School or Department : Nursing and Midwifery


Pre-requisite: MHN5130 and Students must be enrolled in the following Program: MMHN.


This course builds on the skills developed in MHN5130 Counselling and Group Work, by exploring and practicing a therapeutic modality. While using the ACMHN Standards of Practice for Mental Health Nursing in Australia as a framework for practice, students will develop skills in a therapeutic approach which will enable them to work with clients from across the lifespan and in a range of settings while being aware of the cultural basis of therapeutic strategies and of the need to adapt an inter-cultural approach to clients. Students will be given the opportunity to explore and practice advanced skills in one or more areas of their interest. There is a requirement for 80 hours of preceptored clinical in this course.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2011 External