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Adolescent Health Project (POPH90170)

Graduate courseworkPoints: 12.5Online

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework
Subject codePOPH90170
Availability
Semester 1 - Online
Semester 2 - Online
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

In this subject, participants will draw on ideas from research, along with theoretical frameworks and strategies explored during the course to develop and review a critical inquiry project relevant to their professional practice workplace / setting that influences outcomes for young people. Participants will be supervised through each stage of the project and will be required to present their findings, perspectives and reflections to different audiences using appropriate media.

Intended learning outcomes

This subject is designed to enable students to:

  • develop and review a critical inquiry initiative relevant to their professional practice setting that influences outcomes for young people;
  • adopt a critical perspective when considering how different kinds of evidence can be used to inform own practice in working with young people and other practitioners;
  • apply ethical approaches to practice decision-making in working with young people;
  • take responsibility for evaluating own professional learning and for identifying areas for further exploration and development.

Generic skills

This subject is designed to enable students to:

  • develop and review a critical inquiry initiative relevant to their professional practice setting that influences outcomes for young people;
  • adopt a critical perspective when considering how different kinds of evidence can be used to inform own practice in working with young people and other practitioners;
  • apply ethical approaches to practice decision-making in working with young people;
  • take responsibility for evaluating own professional learning and for identifying areas for further exploration and development.

On completion of this subject it is expected that students will be able to:

  • operate more reflectively when making choices about ways of working and interacting with young prople, their families and other practitioners;
  • demonstrate a commitment to evidence-based practice so as to maintain currency with contemporary issues / trends in adolescent health and continuously inform practice;
  • use a range of information technologies to effectively locate, select, and manage information;
  • present findings, perspectives and reflections to different audiences using appropriate media.

Last updated: 24 August 2019