School Of Health Sciences

Occupation and Mental HealthWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 400169.5


Student Contribution Band: 2

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

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 Occupational Therapy (Honours).

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.

4711.1Bachelor of Occupational TherapyCONTINUING
4711.2Bachelor of Occupational TherapyCONTINUING
4711.3Bachelor of Occupational TherapyCURRENT
4712.1Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)CONTINUING
4712.2Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)CONTINUING
4712.3Bachelor of Occupational Therapy (Honours)CURRENT
4789.1Bachelor of Health Science (Clinical Science)CURRENT

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