Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:February, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Thirty hours over 5 days |
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For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
CoordinatorDr Linda Bennett
Academic Programs Office
Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
Tel: +61 3 8344 9339
Fax: +61 3 8344 0824
To date, international adolescent health has been addressed with the confines of specific issues such as sexual reproductive health or HIV and AIDS. This subject provides a comprehensive picture of emerging health issues for adolescents in developing countries whilst maintaining a strong focus on sexual and reproductive health inclusive of HIV and AIDS.
Topics include: sexual and reproductive health programming initiatives, HIV and AIDS, key stages of adolescent health and development, socio-cultural determinants in adolescent health, drug and alcohol use and mental health. Evidence-based approaches covered in the course include: youth friendly health services, school-based approaches, parent-specific programming, peer education and participatory based programming. Examples of program innovation will also be highlighted.
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
Hurdle Requirement: Attendance at a minimum of 80% is required to pass this subject.
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A set of readings will be available prior to the subject commencing.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Upon completion of this subject, students will have developed skills in:
|Links to further information:||http://www.sph.unimelb.edu.au|
Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Health and Welfare |
Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Health and Wellbeing
Master of Adolescent Health & Welfare
Master of Adolescent Health & Wellbeing
Master of Public Health
100 Point Master of Development Studies |
100 Point Master of Development Studies (Gender && Development)
150 Point Master of Development Studies
150 Point Master of Development Studies (Gender && Development)
200 Point Master of Development Studies
200 Point Master of Development Studies (Gender && Development)
Gender and Development Specialisation - 100 Point Program
Gender and Development Specialisation - 150 Point Program
Gender and Development Specialisation - 200 Point Program
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