Graduate attributes

Mental Health Degree Graduate Attributions

What to expect

HETI Higher Education graduates will have the capabilities to support the recovery journeys of people with mental illness: maximising hope, optimism, strength, resilience, self-determination, self-management and advocacy of each person in their community of choice.

Graduates will display an increased capacity for:

  • Applying the values, knowledge and skills of their own profession to provide and develop person-centred care with individuals and their carers within their communities of choice.
  • Fostering ongoing collaborative inter-professional practice through an understanding of the values, roles, responsibilities and competence of other health professions and the diverse communities served through their practice.
  • Being an ethical reflective practitioner with sound decision-making abilities through clear, critical and creative thinking; and a deep understanding of the principles and practices of self-awareness.
  • Being inclusive and future focused through ongoing, innovative work integrated life-long learning.
  • Utilising research evidence, principles and methods to improve health outcomes for all.

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