Course Title: Provide interventions to meet the needs of consumers with mental health and AOD issues

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5334 Diploma of Community Services (Financial counselling)

Course Title: Provide interventions to meet the needs of consumers with mental health and AOD issues

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 90

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

OHTH5773C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term2 2015,
Term1 2016

Course Contact: Mary-Josephine Wallwork

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 2328

Course Contact Email: mary-josephine.wallwork@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

In this course you will develop the skill and knowledge required to provide immediate and ongoing support and interventions for consumers with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs (AOD) issues.  You will explore a range of models and techniques supported by evidence.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCMH408C Provide interventions to meet the needs of consumers with mental health and AOD issues

Elements:

E1. Support consumers with a dual diagnosis

E2. Identify, liaise with and support available services to address co-existing morbidity issues


Learning Outcomes

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


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this unit will include assessment tasks to be completed within the workshop sessions and assessment tasks to be completed within a specified period following class delivery. Assessment tasks will include written assignments, scenarios, and short answer questions.