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HSW1110 Mental Health and Psychosocial Disability

Units : 1
School or Department : School of Psychology and Wellbeing
Grading basis : Graded
Course fee schedule : https://www.unisq.edu.au/current-students/administration/fees/fee-schedules
Version produced : 30 September 2023


HSW1110 provides students with essential skills and knowledge required for employment within community services settings where support and services are provided to people living with mental health problems, mental illness or psychosocial disability.

The course introduces students to mental health, mental illness and psychosocial disability. The Australian context is the focus but the global context is also addressed. Students will acquire mental health literacy skills and be introduced to trauma-informed practice. They will develop a comprehensive understanding of how to deliver and contribute to mental health community support services using the recovery framework.

Course offers

Study period Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2023 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 2, 2023 Online
Date printed 30 September 2023