Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

HLTHSCI 705 - Mental Health and Addictions for Health Professionals

30 Points

Semester 1 



Uses a person-focused theoretical framework to explore mental health and addiction problems presenting in nonspecialist mental health settings. Conceptualises mental health and addiction problems as frequently co-occurring. Engagement, assessment, collaborative solution focused interventions, referral and care coordination will be explored.

Course information

A clinically focused person centred course that addresses mental health and addiction in primary care and other health care contexts. The course covers the experience of mental health and addiction problems, collaborative assessment and formulation, clinical intervention and referral. There is an emphasis on working in multidisciplinary teams and working across health and social sectors.

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