Applied Theoretical Approaches for Mental Health and Addiction
To integrate best practice approaches throughout tangata whaiora centered case formulation, treatment and intervention practice skills relevant to mental health and addiction in Aotearoa New Zealand. To develop culturally responsive knowledge and skills in best practice approaches with the ability to work across and simultaneously with tangata whaiora who are experiencing co-existing mental health and addiction diagnoses and presentations.
- Learning Outcomes
- 1. Formulate approaches that identify and address the Aotearoa New Zealand practice context when planning and delivering care to tangata whaiora experiencing mental health and addiction.
2. Critically apply best practice approaches to case formulation, treatment and intervention practice for tangata whaiora experiencing mental health and addiction.
3. Integrate transdiagnostic, cultural factors and pathways to wellbeing as a culturally responsive practitioner for tangata whaiora experiencing mental health and addiction in the context of Aotearoa New Zealand.
- • Transdiagnostic theory and application
• Working with whanau and family systems
• Cultural concepts of illness and wellbeing
• Values based practice to inform ethical and culturally based practice
• Integration of Te Ao Maaori, Te reo and manaakitanga
• Integration of Pasifika concepts
• Principles of Social Justice and connectedness
• Socio-economic determinants of health and wellbeing in mental health and addiction
• Contemporary issues relating to mental health and addiction including health promotion, education and supporting communities.
- Assessment Criteria
- The portfolio is comprised of multiple components.
Students need to provide evidence against all learning outcomes, and gain an overall mark of 50% to pass this module. Students must submit all components of the evidence portfolio.
- Learning and Teaching Resource
- An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at the commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- May include: Project-based Learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-Integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices.
Methods may include workshops and practical classes, tutorials, case-based learning, inquiry-based learning, group activities & discussion, supported online learning, e-portfolio, practice simulation.