This unit addresses ESSA requirements for the Mental Health domain. Students will critically evaluate and apply knowledge of both common and important low prevalence mental health problems and disorders, medications and treatments, and standardised measures for exercise testing, training and mental health monitoring. This unit features a site visit to observe multidisciplinary mental health rehabilitation, and develop student understanding of the role of the Accredited Exercise Physiologist in mental health care. Students subsequently design and implement a simulated client exercise testing and training programme specific to an established or emerging Australian context.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Selected readings will be made available via the unit VU Collaborate site.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):