Course Title: Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5346 C5346 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Title: Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 90

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)

HWSS6089C

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 assess capacity to support people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues and to work collaboratively to provide support and facilitate links to other services.

This unit applies to work with people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs (AOD) assessments in a range of community services work contexts.

This unit is delivered and assessed as a cluster with:
CHCCCS004 - Assess co-existing needs
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:

CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

Elements:

1. Assess capacity to provide support to a person with co-existing mental health and AOD issues

2. Work collaboratively to provide support services to address co-existing issues

3. Facilitate links to further care

4. Collaborate with the person to minimise risk

5. Review and report on support provided


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