Perinatal, infant and younger child mental health (22 weeks gestation to 11 years of age)
This course provides health care practitioners the theoretical knowledge and clinical skill development to appropriately and effectively assess and work with young pregnant women (to age 24 years), infants and young children in mental health and non-mental health settings. This course develops theory and skills to recognise, intervene and prevent mental health problems in the younger age group.
The course will cover aspects of care related to risk management, assessment, parent/carer education, specific clinical practice skills and discipline specific consultation and referral guidelines when developing care plans for young people requiring mental health support, regardless of their setting or clinical context.
The course includes content relevant to rural and remote settings and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perinatal, infant and younger child mental health care within government and non-government clinical services.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Nursing and Midwifery|
Trimester 2 - 2018
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|Assumed Knowledge||Foundational mental health knowledge: theories, legal and ethical issues, fundamentals of health care research, human bioscience, psychology and sociology related to practice. Principles of investigative approaches in health care, concepts and theories relevant to practice, contemporary mental health issues.|
Integrated Learning Session
Online 3 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting week 1
Face to Face Off Campus
per Week for
starting week 1
Online 7 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks starting week 1
|Timetable||2018 Course Timetables for NURS6025|