Read the Criterion Reference Assessment guide for this task. This
will help you to understand what is required of you and how this
assignment will be graded.
• Refer to the 5Rs Reflection framework below to understand how
to frame your process of reflection
• Write a body for your essay (1000 words =/- 10%)
The body of your essay should include
• Reporting – what is the situation in the article about? What are the key
• Responding – how your beliefs, attitudes and opinions about mental
health and illness have formed.
• Relating – factors to consider include: your knowledge base
(including how the media contributes to your understanding); your
culture (age, gender, gender identity, ethnicity, class, and
ability/disability), social context.
• Reasoning – reflection on how the key issues presented align with
your existing knowledge, opinions and thinking about mental health