Course Title: Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5346 C5346 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Title: Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 90

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6088C

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 design, implement and monitor ongoing therapeutic interventions drawing on evidence informed models and techniques. It involves holistic consideration of all client needs, and collaboration with other services.

This unit applies to individuals who work with significant autonomy in the provision of interventions and support to clients with alcohol and other drugs (AOD) issues. While work is carried out in the context of an existing treatment plan, the worker may also design and adapt specific strategies.

This unit is delivered and assessed in a cluster with:
CHCAOD007 - Develop strategies for AOD relapse prevention and management
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:

CHCAOD008 Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues

Elements:

1. Design intervention and support strategies

2. Implement intervention and support strategies

3. Make holistic evaluation of client progress

4. Collaborate with others


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