Describe the legislative and ethical foundations of mental health care and treatment in..

Assessment Item 2: Written Assessment
Write a structured essay on the following topic:
Review and discuss the effectiveness of non-pharmacological treatments for consumers with a diagnosis of either bipolar affective disorder,
anxiety disorder, schizophrenia, or a major depression. (Choose one disorder and report on two non-pharmacological treatments.)
Unit learning outcomes that align to this assessment task

  1. Describe the theoretical basis bases of mental health nursing
  2. Examine the delivery of mental health services in Australia, with emphasis on the middle twentieth century to the present
  3. Describe the legislative and ethical foundations of mental health care and treatment in particular the roles and responsibilities of the nurse under
    the Victorian Mental Health Act
    Graduate capabilities that align to this assessment task
  4. Adaptable and capable 21st century citizens who can communicate effectively, work collaboratively, think critically and solve complex problems
  5. Confident creative lifelong learners who can use their understanding of themselves and others to achieve their goals in work and learning
  6. Responsible and ethical citizens who use their inter-cultural understanding to contribute to their local and global communities