Course Title: Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5346 C5346 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Title: Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6085C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017,
Term1 2018

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 confirm, conduct and monitor intervention strategies to address alcohol and other drugs (AOD) issues.

This unit applies to workers who provide support to people with AOD issues within the scope of an established individual treatment plan. Interventions would be ongoing and be conducted under the guidance of a supervisor.

This unit is delivered and assessed in a cluster with:

  • CHCAOD004 - Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • CHCAOD001 - Work in an alcohol and other drugs context
  • 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:

CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues

Elements:

1. Prepare for intervention

2. Confirm intervention requirements with client

3. Conduct intervention

4. Monitor and record activities


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, analyse and present information relating to an AOD model

Assessment Task 2: Conduct case study client intervention and assessment

Assessment Task 3: Conduct case study client intervention and assessment