Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2016:Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 30 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Approx. 170 hours
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Clinical experience in a perinatal or child health or mental health or child welfare setting.
|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 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. The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the 3 Disability Liaison Unit website : 4 http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
CoordinatorAssoc Prof Brigid Jordan
A/Prof Brigid Jordan
The subject will focus on the family and social factors which influence infant development and family relationships, and introduce some of the mental health problems which infants and families may experience.
Students should note that attending and undertaking activities in this subject will not be possible without at current Working with Children Check.
Zeanah, C.H. Handbook of Infant Mental Health, 3rd edition
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students will be able to critically appraise, apply and synthesis theories about family and social factors to identify and describe how the infant’s emotional and social development occurs in the context of family and social factors. Students will be able to recognise and describe common mental health problems and some of the infant mental health approaches to clinical intervention.
It is required that applicants have a Working With Children Check before commencing this subject.
Graduate Certificate in Mental Health Science |
Graduate Diploma in Mental Health Science
Master of Mental Health Science
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