Psychosis in Adults (8AAF072)

Psychosis in Adults (8AAF072)

Level ~ Graduate Certificate
Teaching period ~ Semester 2
Type ~ Adult

This unit will develop knowledge of the experience of psychosis, including Bipolar Disorders, Schizophrenia and related conditions. A lived experience of psychosis will be explored along with evidence-based treatment approaches that draw on genuine collaboration.

Service delivery will be considered in the context of a recovery-oriented and strengths-based approach.


Learning Outcomes

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

  • Demonstrate knowledge of recovery-oriented and evidence-based approaches for working with people who experience psychosis, including Bipolar Disorders, Schizophrenia and related conditions

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Weekly Schedule
Week 1 Understanding psychosis
Week 2 Bipolar Disorders
Week 3 Schizophrenia and related conditions I
Week 4 Schizophrenia and related conditions II
Week 5 Schizophrenia and related conditions III