Research Methods and Evaluation for Recovery-Oriented Mental Health Practice (100203)

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

Research Methods and Evaluation for Recovery-Oriented Mental Health Practice will develop students’ capacity to be critical consumers of research, and in particular, the evidence base for contemporary recovery focused, person-centred treatment modalities, including those related to assessment and planning, intervention and evaluation. Students will learn how to locate, evaluate and critique methodological approaches used in recovery research. This unit will explore the similarities and differences to methods commonly adopted in traditional healthcare research, as well as the translation of recovery research into practice.

Learning Outcomes

1

Demonstrate a critical understanding of the relationship between “evidence-based practice” and “recovery”.

2

Demonstrate a critical understanding of similarities and differences between traditional research approaches and recovery-oriented research.

3

Demonstrate a critical understanding of ethical conduct of research and the challenges that may arise in recovery-oriented research.

4

Identify how recovery research may be applied in day-to-day practice.