This unit will look at various aspects of how the perception of our own self-concept and that of others can affect our workplace environment. By gaining a better understanding of themselves, students will be able to gain a better understanding of others, what makes them different and strategies for how to work more effectively with others. Students will be introduced to basic psychological concepts most related to the dermal sciences. Students will examine various psychological disorders that affect workplace functioning and psychological conditions that clients are more likely to present with in the dermal workplace setting. Students will be guided on how to develop protocols on managing these potential issues in the workplace.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Readings and resources will be advised in the VU Collaborate space.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):