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This course provides you with an introduction to mental health and the major paradigms in the Aotearoa New Zealand mental health system.
You will develop knowledge of some of the major psychological disorders and responses to them.
You will also gain an understanding of how working in this field can be structured, the agencies and institutions that are part of these structures.
Please note, this course name replaces 73223 Mental Health and Addiction Studies: Aetiologies.
Before enrolling in this course you need to:
Allow approximately 10-12 hours study time per week for each 20 credit course. This may be higher around assessment due dates or exam time.
If you need to discuss prerequisites for this course contact us
Access to a computer, the Internet and email.
There are no set texts for this course.
This course is 100% internally assessed