Considering the Context in CHild and Youth Mental Health (8ACF053)

Considering the Context in CHild and Youth Mental Health (8ACF053)

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

This module provides students with an opportunity to consider the importance of collaborative work practices in child and youth mental health.

Students will explore working with families and schools, the transition to adult mental health services and consider the contexts of the criminal justice system and living in out-of-home care. Students will also examine legal and ethical considerations, as well as 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:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of collaborative work practices to support and enhance outcomes in child and youth mental health

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