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EEH730 - Promoting Student Wellbeing

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Enrolment modes:

(B, X)

Credit point(s):1

Trimester 1 (B), Trimester 2 (X) and Trimester 3 (B)

EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:

(For students enrolled in course E760 only)

Unit chair:C Maharaj


Incompatible with:

EXC530, EXC730


Topics to be addressed in this unit include:

  • Schools as social environments for the promotion of student wellbeing
  • Theoretical frameworks informing work with young people – health promotion, resiliencies, risk, gender, harm minimisation, effective schools
  • Mental health promotion and initiatives   
  • Interventions for addressing health and wellbeing issues (drug education, sexuality education, diversity promotion, violence and bullying prevention)
  • Disability and the promotion of wellbeing 
  • Teacher’s role in managing and identifying risk –mandatory reporting, creating positive rapport and healthy school environments
  • Practical application of addressing student health and wellbeing issues through analysis of policies and practices and applying classroom and school-based strategies


Task 1 50% A literature review based on a selected area of adolescent health and wellbeing. The Review is based on a review of theoretical and intervention literature.


Task 2 50% A group presentation based on school based research; literature review and school experience

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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