Personal Development Issues in Health

Description

This course is the third and final course in the Health strand of the double degree - Bachelor of Teaching /Bachelor of Personal Development, Health and Physical Education (PDHPE). Its purpose is to provide students with the opportunity to develop and apply knowledge and skills in aspects of the Personal Development and Health curricula (Health component of New Australian Curriculum HPE), specifically as they relate to sexuality and emotional, relational and mental health (Self and Relationships Strand). Students expand on the knowledge and skills gained in their first and second years in promoting the health of students using a whole of school approach.

Availability

Callaghan Campus

  • Semester 2 - 2015

Learning Outcomes

1. Describe and apply principles of, and strategies for teaching Personal Development and dealing with sensitive issues in relation to sexuality and social, emotional, and mental health

2. Demonstrate teaching skills and effectively use relevant teaching resources for teaching about personal development topics

3. Analyse their own experiences, attitudes and values which may affect their teaching of key strands of the syllabus

4. Demonstrate knowledge of the concepts and processes involved with sexuality, mental health issues for children and adolescents, child protection, and grief and loss (personal development topics in the NSW Secondary School Personal Development, Health and Physical Education syllabus).

Content

  • Module 1 - Sexuality In Perspective.
  • Module 2 - Emotional, Social, and Mental Health.

Assumed Knowledge

PUBH2040

Assessment Items

Case Study / Problem Based Learning: Case Senario/PBL Exercises

Presentation: Essays/Written Assignments and oral presentation

Formal Examination: Examination

Contact Hours

Lecture

Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for Full Term

Tutorial

Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term