Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2014:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 contact hours (2 hours a week) (Semester1) |
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
Assessment for mental health care is introduced with generalissues, then exploring a structured assessment instrument as a guide toessential skills, (the HoNOS). This is followed with discipline-specificassessment issues. Case management is introduced in general principle, then inpractical implementation including special focus areas for case management.Problems arising with specific disorders are then examined, including: thecharacterisation, recognition and outcome of schizophrenia and relateddisorders; responding to the needs of people with schizophrenia and relateddisorders; personality disorders; affective disorders, anxiety disorders; andsubstance related disorders.
|Learning Outcomes:|| |
A written assignment of 2000-3000 words (40%); a second assignment of 2000-3000words (60%). Both assignments must be passed to pass the subject.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
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