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
Teaching period ~ Semester 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.


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