Consumer participation in mental health care

Consumer participation in mental health care

Task:

Discuss the benefits of, and barriers to, consumer participation in mental health care with reference to a variety of relevant literaure. The range of literature examined may include research literature, Australian mental health policies and reports, mental health texts, and documentary film, amongst others, but it must also include consumers accounts/experiences of participation in mental health care.

Length:
1,800 2000 words

Marking Criteria

Introduction (5 marks)
a? Introduces the topic and, outlines the purpose of the essay
a? Demonstrates an understanding of consumer participation in mental health care
Discussion (25 marks)
a? Discusses the benefits of, and barriers to, consumer participation in mental health Care
a? Exams a range of relevant literature to support the discussion, including literature outlining consumers experiences/accounts of participation in mental health care
Organisation and Summary (10 marks)
a? Summarises the main findings and concludes the essay concisely
a? Expresses ideas clearly and discussion is well organised
a? Demonstrates correct use of the Harvard (UTS) reference style, including in-text referencing and preparation of the reference list