Course Title: Assess co-existing needs

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5346 C5346 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Title: Assess co-existing needs

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 80

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)

HWSS6069C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Chris Walters

Course Contact Phone: 99258268

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



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess the diverse and multi-faceted needs of people and determine both internal and external services required to meet those needs.

This unit applies in a range of community service contexts.

This unit is delivered and assessed as a cluster with:
CHCMHS005 - Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and AOD issues
CHCMHS006 - Facilitate the recovery process

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

 

There are no stipulated pre-requisites or co-requisites for this unit.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs

Elements:

1. Prepare for assessment

2. Analyse the person's needs using a collaborative approach

3. Determine appropriate services

4. Complete reporting

5. Evaluate assessment and referral processes


Learning Outcomes

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


Overview of Assessment

 

Assessment Task 1: Completion of mental state examination (MSE) in client file

Assessment Task 2: Complete ITP/ISP and referral tools

Assessment Task 3: Dual diagnosis documentation completion