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COU5005 Mental Health Practice 2

Short Description: Mental Health Prac 2
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Health, Engineering and Sciences
School or Department : School of Psychology and Counselling
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 090513 - Counselling
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 22 February 2019

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: GCCO or GDCN or MCCO or PDEV or GCHH or GDHH or MOHH

Synopsis

This course aims to build an advanced knowledge of psychopathology and mental health conditions in the context of the lifespan. It will also help students to gain expert knowledge of treatment of these psychological disorders. Students will learn about psychopharmacology and the medical approach to treatment of mental health conditions. They will also gain a thorough understanding of the methodologies and application of major counselling approaches. This course assists counselling practitioners to obtain professional knowledge of evidence based counselling approaches and to develop and formulate an integrative approach in counselling. It will also help counsellors to gain a clear understanding of their role and responsibilities in relation to clients as well as to raise awareness of human diversity including culture, gender, sexual identity, sexual orientation, age, ability, class, religion and ethnicity.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2019 Online