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HPS730 - Occupational Health and Wellbeing

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:

Simon Albrecht

Contact hours: 3 hours per week
Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit will examine work-related variables including: (a) stress and burnout, (b) stress management, and (c) occupational health and safety. Topics include: an introduction to a determinants model of health, models of stress and coping; the effects of job demands, job control, and other organisational stressors on workers’ health and quality of life; individual and organisational strategies for coping with stress; occupational health and safety; approaches to health promotion programs in the workplace.

Assessment

Assessment task 1: Group oral presentation (1 hour per group) 30%

Assessment task 2: Written report (2500 words) 40%

Assessment task 3: Group case study report (2000 words, approximately 500 words per student) 30%

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