Course Title: Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C4364 Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs

Course Title: Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 90

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)

HWSS6089C

City Campus

TAFE

365T Global, Urban and Social Studies

Face-to-Face

Term2 2016,
Term2 2017,
Term2 2018,
Term2 2019

HWSS6089C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face or Internet

Term2 2020

Course Contact: Chris Walters

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 8268

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



Course Description

In this unit you will develop the skills and knowledge required to assess capacity to support people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues and to work collaboratively with the person, family and carers in developing a recovery plan.

This unit applies to work with people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs (AOD) in a range of community services work contexts.

This course is delivered and assessed as a cluster with;

CHCMHS001: Work with people with mental health issues


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

Elements:

1. Assess capacity to provide support to a person with co-existing mental health and AOD issues


 

2. Work collaboratively to provide support services to address co-existing issues

 

3. Facilitate links to further care

 

4. Collaborate with the person to minimise risk


 

5. Review and report on support provided

 


Learning Outcomes

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


Overview of Assessment


There are five assessment tasks within this cluster including role plays, case studies, a research project and short answer questions