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AD1058: Practice Skills in Mental Health in the Community

Credit Weighting: 5
No. of Students: Min 20, Max 45.
Pre-requisite(s): None
Co-requisite(s): None
Teaching Period(s): Semesters 1 or 2 or 3. (semester details for this module will be confirmed at the start of the programme).
Teaching Methods: 8 x 4hr(s) Other (sessions); 76hr(s) Other (self-directed learning)
Module Co-ordinator: Dr Séamus O Tuama, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Lecturer(s): Staff, Centre for Adult Continuing Education.
Module Objective: Using an experiential learning approach, this module explores principles and practices to support mental health recovery.
Module Content: Recovery Literacy, Peer Processes, Value based Practice, Reflective Practice, Experiential Knowledge.
Learning Outcome: On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
  • Recognise the components of 'reflection' in practice.
  • Recognise the value of biography and experiential knowledge in mental health recovery.
  • Utilise the core values underpinning peer processes (Reciprocity, mutual empowerment, empathy, equality).
  • Consider value-based practice in mental health recovery.
  • Consider principles / frameworks to support mental health recovery.
  • Consider group dynamics and processes.
Assessment: Total Marks 100: Continuous Assessment 100 marks (1 x Skills Demonstration, 75 marks; 1 x learner log, 25 marks).
Compulsory Elements: Continuous Assessment. (as per University College Cork policy requiring 100% attendance).
Penalties (for late submission of course/project work etc.): Where work is submitted up to and including 7 days late, 10% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Where work is submitted up to and including 14 days late, 20% of the total marks available shall be deducted from the mark achieved. Work submitted 15 days late or more shall be assigned a mark of zero.
Pass Standard and any Special Requirements for Passing Module: 40%.
End of Year Written Examination Profile: No Formal Written Examination.
Requirements for Supplemental Examination: Marks in passed element(s) of Continuous Assessment are carried forward, Failed element(s) of Continuous Assessment must be repeated (as prescribed by the Module Coordinator).

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