Therapeutic Engagement & Psychosocial Interventions
This course is designed to support the further development of the student¿s ability and skills to engage therapeutically with clients. Students attend a compulsory two-day workshop to strengthen and extend these skills. The course provides an overview of psychosocial interventions and the history of the development and use of talking therapies. Students will gain a working knowledge of a broad range of psychosocial and psycho-educational interventions, including the emerging area of e-therapy. The course will assist students to ensure that clients receive the most appropriate therapeutic options and encourage the development of further knowledge and skills in an intervention of their own choosing. Students will be encouraged to consider the challenges arising when working in multicultural and Indigenous Australian settings.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Nursing and Midwifery|
Trimester 2 - 2016
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
|Assumed Knowledge||Foundations of health professional knowledge, legal and ethical issues, fundamentals of research, human bioscience, psychology, sociology related to practice. Principles of investigative approaches in health care, concepts and theories relevant to practice, contemporary health care issues. Academic reading and writing skills, ability to access and evaluate information from a variety of sources, skills in critical analysis, critical judgment, synthesis and evaluation. Ability to conceptualise practice.|
* This assessment has a compulsory requirement.
|Timetable||2016 Course Timetables for NURS6035|