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

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4364 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

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

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 135

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)

HWSS6084C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term1 2017,
Term1 2019

Course Contact: Chris Walters

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8268

Course Contact Email: chris.walter@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

 

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to screen and assess clients presenting with  AOD and Mental Health related issues. You will also gain an understanding of the approaches to working with Intoxicated clients.

This unit applies in a range of community service contexts.


 This course is part of the cluster "Engagement" and is delivered and assessed with:

  • CHCCCS004: Assess co-existing needs

  • CHCAOD002: Work with clients who are Intoxicated

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCAOD004 Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues

Elements:

1. Prepare for assessment

2. Conduct assessment

 

3. Record assessment and provide feedback

4. Identify and respond to need for referral


Learning Outcomes

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


Overview of Assessment

Assessment 1: Quiz

Assessment 2: Written - Case study. There are 2 parts to this task

Assessment 3: Written - Completion of screening and assessment tools. There are 4 parts to this task.

Assessment 4: Written - Determining treatment and completing referral. There are 4 parts to this task.

Assessment 5: Written - Case study. There are 4 parts to this task

Assessment 6: Written - Case study. There are 4 parts to this task

Assessment 7: Written - Drug classification and responding to suicidal ideation. There are 2 parts to this task.