Course Title: Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4363 Certificate IV in Community Services

Course Title: Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 80

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.

Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6083C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2018,
Term1 2019

HWSS6083C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2020,
Term1 2021,
Term2 2021

HWSS6083C

City Campus

TAFE

535T Social Care and Health

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term1 2022,
Term2 2022

Flexible Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

HWSS6083C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

VE 2019 (VCOS)

Course Contact: Melinda Brown

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4580

Course Contact Email: melinda.brown@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and work within the current context, philosophy and values of the alcohol and other drugs (AOD) sector.

This course applies to workers who come into contact with clients affected by alcohol and other drugs.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

Elements:

1. Establish the context for AOD work

2. Apply understanding of context to AOD practice

3. Integrate the core values and principles of AOD work into practice

4. Apply understanding of the impact of values in AOD practice


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

Assessment task 1: Research and evaluation

Assessment task 2: Case study/Questions

Assessment task 3: Short answer questions

Assessment task 4: Role play

You will be given two (2) attempts for each assessment to demonstrate the required knowledge and skills. A third (3rd) attempt can only be offered after discussions between teacher and the Program Coordinator and is not automatic. Resubmissions beyond two (2) attempts are at the discretion of the teacher and/or coordinator.