Course Title: Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4328

Course Title: Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector

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

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS5661C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Internet or Workplace

Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Xenia Girdler

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4660

Course Contact Email: xenia.girdler@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This course describes the knowledge and skills required by all workers who may be working primarily with clients with alcohol and other drugs (AOD) issues and provides a basic introduction to values, services and approaches applied to work in this sector.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCAOD402B Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector

Elements:

1. Work within the context of the AOD sector

2. Develop knowledge of the AOD sector

3. Develop knowledge of work requirements across a range of settings

4. Demonstrate commitment to the central philosophies of the AOD sector

5. Communicate effectively in a community services setting

6. Work ethically


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements.
 


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is the successful completion of one hundred and sixty hours (160) of practical placement which is assessed via professional conversations conducted during the year.