HNN301 - Mental Health Promotion
|Year||2016 unit information|
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), CBD*, Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong)
Must be enrolled in course D355, D381, D387, H326, H329
Waterfront (Geelong): Elijah Marangu
1 x 1 hour class or equivalent cloud (online) presentation/s, 1 x 2 hour seminar per week
*CBD refers to Institute of Koorie Education – Community Based Delivery
The unit forms part of the Parallel Nursing Studies cluster and aims to extend students’ knowledge of mental health issues and nursing practice exploring the social, economic, environmental, and political factors that influence mental health. Students will examine areas of risk and protective factors for mental health with a focus on contemporary mental health issues across the lifespan. In addition, students are provided with opportunities to examine the key role of nurses in identifying risk factors, early intervention, mental health promotion, and prevention of mental health problems.
Assessment task 1: Assignment (equivalent 1500 words) 40%
Assessment task 2: Assignment (equivalent 2500 words) 60%
Hungerford, C, Clancy,R, Hodgson,D, & Jones,T 2012, Mental Health Care, An Introduction for health professionals, Wiley, Australia.
Barry, M and Jenkins, R 2007, Implementing Mental Health Promotion, Churchill Livingstone, Philadelphia.