Course Title: Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5346 C5346 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Title: Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

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)

HWSS6083C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017

Course Contact: Chris Walters

Course Contact Phone: 9925 8268

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



Course Description

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and work within the current context, philosophy and values of the alcohol and other drugs (AOD) sector.

This unit applies to workers who come into contact with clients affected by alcohol and other drugs.

This unit is delivered and assessed in a cluster with:

CHCAOD004 - Assess needs of clients with AOD issues
CHCCCS014 - Provide brief interventions
CHCDIV001 - Work with diverse people

 

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:

CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

Elements:

1. Establish the context for AOD work

2. Apply understanding of context to AOD practice

3. Integrate the core values and principles of AOD work into practice

4. Apply understanding of the impact of values in AOD practice


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: Research and present a service model

 

 

Assessment Task 2: "Client engagement" role play

Assessment Task 3: Individual treatment plan 

Assessment Task 4: Case study; complete client file and relevant documentation

Assessment task 5: "Client review" role play