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This online unit in Contemporary Mental Health Practice guides students through the complex issues surrounding mental health systems employed by individual organisations, as well as the approach taken by the legal system.
Students who undertake this course, which is offered by Open Universities Australia and Griffith University, will gain a thorough understanding of the impact policy decisions can have on the services available to people who struggle with mental illnesses. The unit’s content will be approached from a multicultural perspective, and is addressed in such a manner as to make it practically applicable.
Students will, for example, be encouraged to assess the provision of mental health services, and whether or not needs and demands are being met in their local area. Successful students will gain critical analytical skills that will be beneficial to their studies, as well as to their future careers.
To be eligible to enrol, applicants must have successfully completed the following unit:
Applicants must also be accepted into the following course:
In this social work unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
Want more information about this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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