Course Title: Provide interventions to meet the needs of consumers with mental health and AOD issues

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4328

Course Title: Provide interventions to meet the needs of consumers with mental health and AOD issues

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 90.0

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)

OHTH5773C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face

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 workers who provide immediate and ongoing support and interventions for consumers with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues drawing on a range of models and techniques supported by evidence.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCMH408C Provide interventions to meet the needs of consumers with mental health and AOD issues

Elements:

1. Support consumers with a dual diagnosis

2. Identify, liaise with and support available services to address co-existing morbidity issues


Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to demonstrate their ability to perform the above elements.


Overview of Assessment

There are a variety of tools used to assess this course including one hundred and sixty hours (160) of placement where competency will be assessed via a third party supervisor report and professional conversation. In addition students will be required to complete an intervention with a case study client - including a mental state exam.