Course Title: Provide brief interventions

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4364 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Title: Provide brief interventions

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 75

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6094C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Chris Walters

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8268

Course Contact Email: chris.walters@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess intervention needs, and then to implement and monitor brief intervention strategies for people at various stages of the change process.

This unit applies to workers in a range of community services contexts.

This course addresses three units of competency
- Work in Alcohol and other drugs context CHCAOD001
- Assess needs of clients with AOD issues CHCAOD004
AND
- Provide brief interventions CHCCCS014

These units are delivered and assessed together

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCCS014 Provide brief interventions

Elements:

1. Assess the person’s needs

 

2. Use brief intervention strategies

 

3. Monitor brief intervention activities


 


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will have developed the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate competency in the above elements


Overview of Assessment

 

Assessment Task 1: Completion of initial screening tool on case study 

Assessment Task 2:  Completion of Individual Treatment Plan for fictitious client