SWK785 Social Work in Health and Mental Health

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SWK785 Social Work in Health and Mental Health

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This course requires students to conceptualise the role heath care systems play in responding to individual and community health in Australia. The course explores the social constructions of health and considers the role legislation and policy play in determining people’s health across a range of social groups and health issues. A particular focus of the course is mental illness and the nature of professional practice in public mental health services which have authority to treat people against their wishes under the Mental Health Act.

Other information

Prerequisite:
Enrolled in any PGRD Program
Antirequisite:
SCS285 or SWK285
Semester of offer: *
  • Sippy Downs: Semester 1
Units:
12.00
EFTSL:
0.125
Student contribution band:
Band 1
Tuition fee:
Behavioural Science, Social Studies:
Census date:
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Class Timetable:
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

SWK785 Course Outline Semester 1, 2017 (PDF 510KB) Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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