Course Title: Work with clients who are intoxicated

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4156

Course Title: Work with clients who are intoxicated

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


365T Global Studies, Soc Sci & Plng

Distance / Correspondence or Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This unit relates to working with alcohol and/or other drug affected clients in a range of settings including night patrols, detoxification/withdrawal units, and sobering up shelters.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCAOD6B Work with clients who are intoxicated


Apply strategies to reduce harm or injury

Assist client with longer term needs

Provide a service to intoxicated clients.

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Case Studies.
In class assessments