Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Thirty hours over 5 days |
Total Time Commitment:
Students are expected to commit a further 60 hours in reading and self directed learning.
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|Core Participation Requirements:||
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.
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Melbourne School of Population and Global Health
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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:
One take-home examination (40%) on the last day of the subject and one 3000-word essay (60%).
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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 (CWT) |
100 Point Master of Development Studies (Gender && Development)
150 Point Master of Development Studies (CWT)
150 Point Master of Development Studies (Gender && Development)
200 Point Master of Development Studies (CWT)
200 Point Master of Development Studies (Gender && Development)
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