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Execute foundational interpretation of mental health literacy inclusive of programs strategies interventions and information for individuals of diverse backgrounds

Discuss the ways student counselors can foster a foundational understanding of mental health literacy.

 

Mental health and wellness

Assessment Type Academic Essay Weighting 50% Learning Outcomes

  1. a) Execute foundational interpretation of mental health literacy inclusive of programs strategies interventions and information for individuals of diverse backgrounds
  2. d) Demonstrate a developing mental health literacy using different modalities Length 1500 words (+/- 10%)

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Assessment Details and Instructions

Mental health literacy consists of the knowledge and attitudes about mental health which enables the recognition of mental health issues in a number of ways.

In Australia mental health literacy has been promoted in several ways targeted at particular individuals and community groups.

As a student counsellor it is essential to explore and reflect both on your own developing mental health literacy and critique the ways the mental health initiatives are developed for particular individuals and groups.

Purpose:

Define mental health literacy in relation to mental health knowledge and attitudes and its recognition in contemporary times.

Discuss the ways student counsellors can foster a foundational understanding of mental health literacy.

Review and evaluate TWO mental health literacy initiatives that target TWO different individual/community groups and identify the strengths and limitations of the ways mental health literacy is fostered within the initiatives.

Process:

To complete the essay you will: 

Write an introduction to your essay;

. Define mental health literacy in contemporary times;

. Discuss the ways student counsellors can foster a foundational understanding of mental health literacy;

. Identify review and evaluate TWO mental health initiatives identifying the strengths and limitations of the ways mental health literacy is fostered within the initiatives E.g. Children of parents with a mental illness AND suicide awareness for returned armed services.

. Write a conclusion to your essay.

Format and reference your essay (in-text and in the reference list) using APA 7th Edition (choose one Edition and use it consistently).