Leadership and Policy in Mental Health 1 (BMRI5027)

UNIT OF STUDY

This Unit of Study examines the key constructs of leadership, leadership development and change management with specific reference to mental health reform in Australia. Students will gain an understanding of leadership, leadership development, their own leadership attributes and developmental needs. Students will also gain an insight into the development of strategy, organizational level policy and governance for achieving change. These elements will provide the foundations for self-development as a leader and the development of service level change/reform initiatives. Students are predominately assessed on the application of the theoretical constructs and models to their own work settings or contexts.

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Classes

9am-5pm Saturday and Sunday 9am-12.30pm weeks 2 and 7, 9am-5pm Friday week 13

Assessment

leadership assessment and self development plan (30%), scenario analysis (20%), change management and implementation plan (35%), participation (15%)

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No

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