Legal and Ethical considerations for Child and Youth Mental Health (8ACF053)

Legal and Ethical considerations for Child and Youth Mental Health (8ACF053)

Level ~ Graduate Certificate
Availability ~ Teaching Period 2
Type ~ Child & Youth

This module provides students with an opportunity to explore legal and ethical considerations relevant for working in child and youth mental health.  We will cover working with families, self-care and burn-out, child protection and working with children in out-of-home care.

Students will be provided with opportunities to develop communication and reflective practice skills relevant to working in the field of child and youth mental health.

This unit has a starting date of 21 March and finishes on 22 April during the 2022 academic year.


Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the unit, students will be able to:

  • Engage in reflective practice and demonstrate self-awareness and transparent communication through collaborative work practices

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Weekly Schedule
Week 1 Collaboration and Partnership
Week 2 Working with families
Week 3 Self-care and burn-out
Week 4 Child protection and out of home care
Week 5 Legal and ethical considerations