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Approaches to Intervention
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- 12 Jul 2021
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On completion of this unit, you will be able to:
- Identify, and discuss key concepts underlying contemporary bio-psychosocial interventions for alcohol and other drug behaviours
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the provision of evidence-based interventions for clients accessing drug and alcohol services
- Apply knowledge of a range of pharmacotherapies including opioid maintenance therapy
- Key concepts
- Case management
- Stages of change intervention matching
- Psychosocial interventions
- Pharmaceutical interventions
You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:
Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s)
No special requirements
In this unit students will further develop their knowledge and skills in the delivery of alcohol and other drug interventions. This unit will focus on current contemporary treatment approaches including psychosocial interventions and pharmacological treatments. This includes the range of alcohol and drug interventions and specialist programs such as substitution therapies.
- Individual Esssay (50%)
- Case Study (50%)
Current study term: 11 Jul 21 to 17 Oct 21
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