Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught online/distance.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: NIL (Online) |
Total Time Commitment:
A total of 170 hours: includes participation in online learning activities, reading course materials, independant study and completion of learning tasks and assessment.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
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For the purposes of considering requests 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 Overview, Objectives, 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/
CoordinatorMr John Vernon
This subject asks students to examine the assumptions, values, experiences, skills, forms of knowledge and broader influences on your work with young people. The subject is structured into four connected modules that build on each other across the semester:
Using experiences as a starting point, and building on this with topics notes and selected reading students will explore frameworks and interventions for working with young people to improve health outcomes. These include risk and resiliency, professional role boundaries, ethical practice and collaboration.
Students will draw on theoretical perspectives and ideas from contemporary literature as well as insights generated through critical reflection and sharing thoughts and experiences with their subject colleagues. Through this critical enquiry it is expected that they will further develop their understandings of their own practice and change and develop aspects of that practice.
This subject is designed to enable students to:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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This subject also incorporates key generic skills and professional capabilities that can be applied across the course and into the future. On completion of this subject it is expected that students will be able to:
This subject is closely linked to the Young People in Context subject which critiques the ‘adolescence’ and ‘health’ and explores frameworks for understanding adolescent development and the diversity of adolescent experience. Both subjects provide a foundation for learning and professional development throughout the Masters/Graduate Diploma/Certificate in Adolescent Health and Wellbeing course.
This subject requires access to the internet. Participants will received a printed Learner's Guide and key subject readings. A range of online resources, templates and collaborative learning tools are available via the Subject website.
Graduate Certificate in Adolescent Health and Wellbeing |
Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Health and Welfare
Graduate Diploma in Adolescent Health and Wellbeing
Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Science
Master of Adolescent Health & Welfare
Master of Adolescent Health & Wellbeing
Master of Mental Health Science
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