Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, the student will be able to:

Unit Description

This unit presents theoretical frameworks for wellbeing and meaning and explores the historical foundations of this movement. It provides an integrated approach to positive psychology, the occupational health movement, issues of resilience, flourishing, faith and wellbeing. It presents positive religious coping strategies. It explores the interrelation between wellbeing, religious conviction and sacred calling.


  1. Models of Wellbeing
  2. History of the wellbeing movement
  3. Positive psychology the occupational health movement
  4. Positive emotion, engagement, relationships, meaning and accomplishment
  5. Benefits of wellbeing to young people, communities and society
  6. Skills for wellbeing
  7. Resilience
  8. Meaning orientating systems
  9. Positive religious coping
  10. Wellbeing, convictions and sacred calling.

Unit offerings

Face to face: (Every Year, Semester 1)
Face to face: (Demand based)

Please note

The Unit Offerings listed above are a guide only and the timetable for any year is the final authority. The College may vary offerings based on demand, regulatory requirements, continual improvement processes or other conditions.

This unit may be available in different modes of delivery i.e. online and face-to-face as listed above. The unit content will not differ between these modes of delivery. There will possibly be a difference in the schedule and/or the prescribed assessment tasks, however both will cover and assess the same content.