Course Title: Provide relapse prevention strategies

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C5318

Course Title: Provide relapse prevention strategies

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 55.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


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 99254660

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to develop and deliver a range of relapse and prevention strategies for people with alcohol and other drug issues.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCAOD513A Provide relapse prevention strategies


1.Determine relapse prevention strategies

2.Develop relapse management plan

3.Report and document information

Learning Outcomes

By completing this course you will achieve the learning outcomes as identified by the above mentioned elements.

You will learn to determine, develop and document relapse strategies.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on your skills to implement relapse prevention strategies within an integrated and multi-staged case study.This course will be assessed via a number of class based and work-integrated tasks. To be deemed competent in this course you will be required to demonstrate your skills knowledge and attitude through a five staged case study.  Each stage will require you to complete a number of activities and present work to be reviewed by your peers and teachers/assessors. In addition to the written work submitted you will be required to present aspects of your work to the class and undertake simulated in-class role plays to demonstrate your competency working with clients presenting with multiple and complex needs.