|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2008:Semester 1, - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: A total of 120 hours: includes participation in on-campus sessions, reading course materials, independent study and completion of learning tasks and assessment. |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
|Subject Overview:|| |
This subject introduces and critiques the concepts of 'adolescence' and 'health', and examines various frameworks for understanding the phenomenon of adolescent development. The diversity of adolescent experience is explored, and the impact of various socio-environmental contexts of adolescent on young people's health and wellbeing is identified.
|Assessment:||40%: Case Study Report Exploring Individual Development Pathways (Max: 1,500 - 2,000 words) - Due mid semester; 60%: Essay (Max: 2,500 words) - Due end of semester.|
|Recommended Texts:|| |
Viner, R. (2005), ABC Adolescence, Blackwell Publishing
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||This subject is designed to enable students to: |
On completion of this subject it is expected that students will be able to:
Graduate Certificate in Adolescent Health and Welfare |
Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Health and Welfare
Master of Adolescent Health & Welfare
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