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TOPIC: Chose one (1) from the following:

TOPIC: Chose one (1) from the following: Australian Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) individuals are known to experience rates of mental illness far above the national average, with suicide rates significantly higher in some communities. Discuss the social and cultural factors that are associated with higher rates of mental illness and suicide, and identify one evidence‐based strategy to address this. THE ABOVE TOPIC MUST CONTAIN: – Discuss suicide & mental illness rates in ATSI vs. Non-ATSI poppulations – Aetiology of mental illness in this poppulation (which illnesses are more commom) – What cultural and social factors play a role (e.g., acceptability of behaviours; community attitude towards mental illness; D&A; attitude towards interventions) – Discuss one strategy the government has adopted to address the issue of sucide and/or high rates of mental illnessin this group. OR Refugees are known to experience high rates of mental illness whilst in detention and after settlement. Discuss the social and cultural factors that are associated with higher rates of mental illness, and identify one evidence‐based strategy to address this. THE ABOVE TOPIC MUST CONTAIN: – Define (briefly) the term refugee – Cause of mental illness in detention & settlement – Aetiology of mental illness in this cohort (common illnesses i.e., PTSD, anxiety disorders, prolonged grief etc.) – Why? – What are the possible cultural factors (e.g., brief in supernatural causes, cultural influences on help-seeking behaviours / what types of help they seek such as clergy vs. traditional medical practitioner; e.g., cultural somatisation of symptoms etc.) – If students would like to pick one nationality and focus on that, that is acceptable, or they can be broader – What are the possible social factors (e.g., discrimination, inclusion, assimilation etc) – One strategy (a government one) that has been established to address the high rates of mental illness in this cohort. WORDS: 1600 Words DUE DATE: 19.03.2016 Purpose: This assessment aims to enhance students learning related to contemporary mental health issues including reasoning, critical thinking, reflection and care planning. The essay will provide an opportunity for students to be analytical and synthesize information within the expectations of academic writing. The discussion is to be supported with relevant and credible references. Minimum References (APA Style with in-text references): Minimum 20 Academic, creditable, evidence based and peer reviewed text books, publications, journal articles, research articles and government publications, not older than 5 years (Non-primary sources and websites are strictly not allowed). ASSAY MUST CONTAIN FOLLOWING: Focus & Introduction: There is a clear introduction that outlines the topic, and contextualises and profiles the scope, content and the sequence of the essay topic. [150 to 170 words] Content, Evidence & Examples: The content is relevant to the topic. Student has highlighted in detail all the relevant significant factors; explained and analysed the concepts and or issues and their importance. Referred to relevant theory and literature to support their reasoning and examples are presented. [930 to 960 words] Critical Thinking & Reasoning: There is evidence of both depth and breadth of reading. An argument is presented and well supported with evidence. Emphasised the importance of consumer/carer perspectives throughout the discussion. [330 to 350 words] Closing paragraph: There is a concluding paragraph which restates the topic, provides a summary of all of the key points, and presents an overall conclusion. [150 to 170 words] Sequencing & Accuracy: The content in the essay matches the outline presented in the introductory paragraph. Most paragraphs are organised in a logical manner so that content flows from one paragraph to the next, and there are clear linking sentences that link each paragraph to the next. The essay ends with a rational conclusion.]]>

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