Course Title: Develop strategies for alcohol and other drugs relapse prevention and management

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5346 C5346 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Title: Develop strategies for alcohol and other drugs relapse prevention and management

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 55

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)

HWSS6087C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term2 2016,
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 work collaboratively with clients to develop strategies for preventing and managing relapse, should it occur, as well as ways to deal effectively with potentially harmful behaviour.

This unit applies to workers who develop strategies with, and for, clients with alcohol and other drugs (AOD) issues within established organisation guidelines.

This unit is delivered and assessed in a cluster with:
CHCAOD008 - Provide advanced intervention to meet the needs of clients with AOD issues
CHCAOD009 - Develop and review individual AOD practice

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Relevant industry experience or completion of relevant qualification.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCAOD007 Develop strategies for alcohol and other drugs relapse prevention and management

Elements:

1. Explore relapse prevention

2. Identify potential risks

3. Develop relapse prevention and management strategies

4. Report and document information


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 assignment

Assessment Task 2: Presentation