UNISA Short Course in Employee Wellness



UNISA Short Course in Employee Wellness

University of South Africa Short Course in Employee Wellness



Short Course in Employee Wellness (71579)

 

Purpose

To enable students to develop the competencies to enhance their or other’s personal psychological wellness in the work context. They will understand the factors/influences that inhibit personal psychological wellness, as well as those theories and construct that can be utilised to enhance it. The gained knowledge will aid students in compiling a personal development plan to enhance their psychological wellness. By enhancing their own psychological wellness, students will add value in their work context as well as in society by being able to guide others in the understanding and application of personal psychological wellness.
 



Target group

Industrial and Organisational Psychologists, Human Resource Managers and Practitioners, Employee Assistance Programme Practitioners and employees interested in personal psychological wellness in the work context
 

Admission requirements

Senior Certificate or an equivalent NQF level 4 qualification
 



Duration

Six months
 

Language medium

English
 

Registration periods

1st semester: January and 2nd semester: June
 

Tuition method

UNISA open distance learning combined with a reader, tutorial letters, learning experiences in the form of self-assessment activities and assessment (formative and summative) activities, a non-compulsory two and a half day workshop will be held in Pretoria each semester
 



Kind of assessment

Note:
Formative assessment and examination admission will comply with UNISA’s formative assessment rules and policies
Formative assessment:
Any of three voluntary assignments
Summative assessment:
A two-hour written examination and obtain at least a mark of 50%
 

Employee Wellness (CREW01U)
Syllabus/Content Topics
  • Conceptualisation of personal psychological wellness in the work context
  • The theory of partagogy applied to personal psychological wellness
  • Factors or influences that inhibit personal psychological wellness
  • Theory, models, constructs and application of salutogenesis
  • Theory, models, constructs and application of positive psychology
  • Using the above theoretical foundation to assess and improve employee wellness

 
 

Course leader

Dr S C Coetzee DPhil
Discipline expertise: research and positive psychology
Centre for Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Office 4-013 A J H van der Walt Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429 8243
Fax: 012 429 8363
E-mail: coetzsc@unisa.ac.za
 

Programme administrator(s)


Ms M J Maphalla
Centre for Industrial and Organisational Psychology
Office: 03-102, A J H van der Walt Building, UNISA
Tel: 012 429 8548 / 8005
Fax: 012 429 8578
E-mail: iop@unisa.ac.za