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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5360 Diploma of Financial Counselling

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: Jo Wallwork

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 3983

Course Contact Email: mary-josephine.wallwork@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

 

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess capacity to support clients with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues and to work collaboratively to provide support and facilitate links to other services.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None.



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:

E1. Assess capacity to provide support to a person with co-existing mental health and AOD issues

E2. Work collaboratively to provide support services to address co-existing issues

E3. Facilitate links to further care

E4. Collaborate with the person to minimise risk

E5. 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. By applying these skills and this knowledge, you will be able to work collaboratively to provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues. 


Overview of Assessment

 

Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through:

  • Your participation and assessment work during the Mental Health First Aid delivery
  • Case study scenarios and questions