Unit

School Of Psychology

Mental Health Workforce TrainingWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102530.2

Discipline: CARE FOR THE DISABLED

Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 1

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Phoebe Bailey


Corequisite
101184 Psychology: Human Behaviour OR 101183 Psychology: Behavioural Science

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Permission from the Unit Coordinator to enrol following evidence of successful completion of Certificate IV in Mental Health CHC43315 with Wesley Mission.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 Autumn  Yes  Online - ONLINE  Craig Mcgarty  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2020 Spring  Yes  Online - ONLINE  Phoebe Bailey  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit is a Level 1 Open Elective for eligible students who have completed the Certificate IV in Mental Health (CHC43315) with Wesley Mission. This Certificate prepares mental health workers for the provision of self-directed, recovery oriented support for people affected by mental illness and psychiatric disability. The initial training is carried out on campus at Western Sydney University under the guidance of Wesley Mission (Sydney). The unit involves reflecting on the links between mental health workforce training and the academic discipline of psychology. The focus of this unit is on the knowledge required for mental health workers.


Courses
1711.2Bachelor of Social Science (Psychology)CURRENT
1835.2Bachelor of Psychological Studies (exit only)CURRENT
1865.1Bachelor of Psychology (Honours)CURRENT


Specialisations

SM1124.1Psychology ExtensionCURRENT




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