This module aims to provide students with an understanding and appreciation of the field of mental health in relation to the promotion of the complete well-being of populations.
A. Examine concepts fundamental to the understanding and promotion of population mental health.
B. Critically assess the normative framing and diagnosis of mental illness.
C. Critically consider theoretical frameworks for understanding the causes, and treatment, of mental disorders.
D. Formulate recommendations for mental health services that will meet the needs of particular groups.
Lecture, small group discussions in seminars and tutorials will be utilised.