Post Graduate Mental Health and Addictions (AUT University)

Post Graduate

MENTAL HEALTH PAPERS

The Mental Health papers within the Health programmes are open to all qualified health professionals and are designed to extend practitioner knowledge and skills for advanced mental health and addictions practice. A range of evidence and theories related to mental health recovery and rehabilitation are explored, along with strategies for understanding and supporting change in both individual lives and wider service systems. The papers allow students to examine the complexities of the practice context and apply their learning as they go. Provided they meet the entry requirements, students can enter postgraduate programmes at the postgraduate certificate, postgraduate diploma or masters levels outlined below.

POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN HEALTH SCIENCE IN MENTAL HEALTH (AK3484) – 60 points

SELECT 30 POINTS FROM:
CODE TITLE POINTS
589341 Concepts of Recovery in Mental Health 30
589343 Assessments for Addictions in Mental Health 30
AND 30 POINTS FROM:
589342 Mental Health Practice 30
589344 Intervention for Addictions in Mental Health 30
589340 Enhancing Social Participation in Mental Health (15pts) 30
and another approved 15 point paper

POSTGRADUATE DIPLOMA IN HEALTH SCIENCE IN MENTAL HEALTH (AK3487) – 120 points

Complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Health Science in Mental Health (as above)
AND SELECT ONE RESEARCH PAPER:
CODE TITLE POINTS
589120 Critical Inquiry for Evidence Based Practice^ 15
589121 Quantitative Research I 15
589123 Qualitative Research I 15
589125 Integrative Research 15
SELECT ONE PROFESSIONAL PAPER:
589126 Health Professional Practice 15
589127 Practice Reality 15
COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING SPECIALITY PAPER:
589340 Enhancing Social Participation in Mental Health (15pts) and another approved 15 point paper 30

Please contact Daniel Sutton daniel.sutton@aut.ac.nz for more information about the papers or The Course Information Centre courseinfo@aut.ac.nz for enrolment information.