REHA 3013 Leisure Education Programming and Mental Health

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 400789

Coordinator Nicole Peel Opens in new window

Description In this unit students will develop knowledge and skills required to facilitate and critically evaluate leisure education interventions to bring about changes in the leisure behaviour of individuals, particularly those at risk of developing or with a diagnosed mental illness. Students will analyse evidence to plan, implement and evaluate leisure education programs.

School Health Sciences

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 2 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 3 subject

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
  1. Identify and evaluate models of leisure education and related concepts.
  2. Analyse issues related to promoting health and well-being through leisure literacy and participation.
  3. Create, implement and evaluate an evidence-informed leisure education program for clients with a mental illness.
  4. Analyse, apply and evaluate educational techniques used in leisure education to promote wellbeing

Subject Content

- Leisure education concepts
- Leisure education in national and international contexts
- Leisure education theory applied, in particular, to individuals with A mental illness
- designing, planning and delivering Leisure education programs for individuals with A mental illness
- Leisure ability model (not changed)
- lived experiences of Consumers and families with A mental illness (not changed)

Assessment

The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Item Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Tutorial Participation 1 hour tutorials, 10 weeks (Weeks 3-13) 15 N Individual
Online quizzes x 3 10 questions per quiz 15 N Individual
Applied Project: Leisure education program delivered in class setting 1,000 words 20 N Individual
Applied Project: Leisure education plan, event and evaluation, delivered in community setting; a) Session Plan, b) Student takeway resource, c) In class trial of facilitation session, d) Program facilitation, e) Program evaluation Total 1,500 words + presentation 50 Y Both (Individual & Group)

Prescribed Texts

  • Dattilo, J. (2021). Leisure education program planning (5th edition). State College, PA: Venture Publishing
  • Dattilo, J. (2015). Leisure education program planning (4th edition). State College, PA: Venture Publishing.

Teaching Periods

2022 Semester 1

Campbelltown

Day

Subject Contact Nicole Peel Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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2022 Trimester 3

Sydney City

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Subject Contact Andrey Zheluk Opens in new window

Attendance Requirements 80% attendance rate is imposed in all core subjects’ due to the nature of class activities that are aligned with subject assessments.

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