Curriculum guide: mental health and distress

Anderson, Jill ORCID logo ORCID: and Sapey, Bob (2012) Curriculum guide: mental health and distress. College of Social Work.

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Good mental health has been defined as ‘a state of wellbeing in which the individual realises his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community’ (WHO (2010)). Social work aims to promote ‘social change, problem solving in human relationships and the empowerment and liberation of people to enhance wellbeing’ ( This guide is intended for social work educators tasked with delivering teaching on mental health, for those teaching other areas to think how issues of mental health and distress intersect, and for course directors.

Item Type: Report
Publisher: College of Social Work
Departments: Academic Departments > Health, Psychology & Social Studies (HPSS) > Applied Psychology and Social Studies
Depositing User: Anna Lupton
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2017 12:47
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2024 10:45


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