Course Title: Assess needs of clients with alcohol and-or other drugs issues

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4337

Course Title: Assess needs of clients with alcohol and-or other drugs issues

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 125.0

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)

HWSS5757C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban & Social Studies

Face-to-Face or Workplace

Term1 2014

Course Contact: Jennifer Brooker

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4115

Course Contact Email: jennifer.brooker@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

This unit describes the knowledge and skills required to assess client needs in the context of identifying options for delivery of community services to support their needs.  This unit includes applying standard processes and procedures to providing a comprehensive assessment of clients’ alcohol and/or other drugs (AOD) and other needs, including referring clients to other services, as required.
 


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Not applicable.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCAOD408B Assess needs of clients with alcohol and-or other drugs issues

Elements:

Conduct assessment

Identify and respond to need for referral

Interpret and report on assessment results

Prepare for assessment.

Provide assessment feedback and information


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

The assessment is broken into three parts and is designed to assess your ability to complete:

1: Specialised Assessment Tool
2: Individual Treatment Plan
3: AOD specialised referral Form