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MO1031 - Mental Health Across the Lifespan

Credit points: 0.5
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: College of Healthcare Sciences

This module has been developed specifically for allied health professionals in the following professions: Occupational Therapy, Psychology and Social Work. This module requires access to a patient or consumer with a diagnosed mood or anxiety disorder, so as to demonstrate achievement of module outcomes in the appropriate clinical context.

This module provides participants with an opportunity to examine common mental health presentations experienced across the lifespan within the context of the mental health continuum. The impact of associated risk and protective factors and the accumulation of positive and negative effects of mental health experiences are explored. Interprofessional implications and the challenges of rural and remote mental health service delivery will also be explored.

Learning Outcomes

  • formulate comprehensive intervention plans designed to optimise care for people diagnosed with a mental health disorder across the lifespan in the rural and/or remote setting, by applying an advanced theoretical knowledge of disorders and assessments.

Subject Assessment

  • Written - Intervention plan - (%) - Individual.

Special Assessment Requirements

Passing requirements: achieve satisfactory for all assessment.

Prerequisites: Participants are responsible for ensuring they are practicing in accordance with the regulatory instruments of their specific allied health profession, within their own personal scope of practice and experience level and in accordance with the policies of their employer.

Availabilities

External, Study Period 13
Census Date 29-Mar-2021
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

External, Study Period 16
Census Date 23-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:
  • 22 hours - Integrated online and work-based learning activities
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.