Assessment and Management of Addictive Disorders
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- 24 Feb 2020
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the provision of evidence-based bio-psychosocial assessment of alcohol and other drug use
- Identify risks associated with alcohol and other drug use and manage in accordance with the best available evidence
- Demonstrate an understanding of current legislative requirements related to assessment and management of addictive disorders
- Principles of assessment and models of care
- Trauma informed care
- Interpersonal communication
- Comprehensive bio-psychosocial assessment
- Co-occurring disorders
- Risk assessment and management
- Collaborative care planning
- Diverse populations
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No special requirements
In this subject students will develop the evidence-based assessment and planning skills they require in their work with alcohol and other drug dependent clients in a public health framework. This includes clinical assessment of alcohol and drug issues and identification of co-occurring disorders. Students will demonstrate understanding of current legislative requirements. A range of case studies will be used to explore risk assessment and risk management perspectives.
- Online discussion and summary paper (40%)
- Case study and care plan (60%)
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