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Target audience: Potential or current psychology students intending to work as a front line worker in the area of social health.
Course summary:This course provides participants with the theoretical knowledge and skills training to become social health workers. It is a multidisciplinary program that provides a socio-cultural analysis on physical and psychological health, including prevention, health promotion, identification/diagnosis, crisis intervention, counselling, community interventions and relapse prevention. Students can choose from three specialist strands:
Course core units include:
Three qualifications are available: PG Certificate, PG Diploma and Master of Social Health. Each qualification provides the opportunity to specialise in alcohol and other drugs, child and family or narrative approaches.
Fee payable: Yes
Delivery mode: On site
Financial support for Indigenous students: Not specified
Department of Psychology
Building C3A, Room 427
Macquarie University NSW 2109
Ph: (02) 9850 7738