Recovery and Resilience in Child and Youth Mental Health (100105)

Unit Type Core Unit
Credit Points 10
Delivery Mode e-Learning (online), Part Time

Recovery and Resilience in Child and Youth Mental Health employs a recovery focused framework for working with children, young people and their families. This unit will develop student knowledge and understanding of the theory and practice relevant to children and young people presenting with anxiety, depression, trauma, psychosis, neurodevelopmental disorders and other presentations commonly seen in child and youth mental health settings. The unit will provide students with the opportunity to enhance their skills as well as to critically appraise contemporary approaches to working in child and youth mental health.

Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate an understanding of the application of a recovery oriented framework to best practice in child and youth mental health. 

2.

Conceptualise and critically appraise appropriate interventions for a range of presentations commonly seen in child and youth mental health settings.

3.

Integrate current research findings with theory and practice relevant to child and youth mental health.