Unit

School Of Health Sciences

Occupation and Mental HealthWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400169.5

Discipline: OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY

Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Nicole Sharp


Prerequisite
300754 Neuroanatomy AND 101614 Psychology and Health AND 400908 People, Environment and Occupations

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 4663 Bachelor of Health Science/Masters of Occupational Therapy or 4711 Bachelor of Occupational Therapy or 4712 Bachelor of Occupatioanl Therapy (Honours).


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2020 1H  Yes  Campbelltown Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit provides an understanding of the impact of major mental illnesses and disorders on occupational participation. These illnesses/disorders are examined from varying perspectives including consumer, recovery, population health and biomedical. Mental health legislation, policies, strategies and standards are examined in relation to clinical practice in this field. Occupational therapy theory, assessments, interventions and outcomes are incorporated together with cross-disciplinary approaches and current evidence to provide a foundation for practice in mental health settings.


Courses
4663.2Bachelor of Health Science/Master of Occupational TherapyCONTINUING
4711.1Bachelor of Occupational TherapyCURRENT
4712.1Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)CURRENT




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