Assessment and Management of Addictive Disorders
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- 20 Feb 2023
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Upon successful completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Explain 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.
- Discuss current legislative requirements related to assessment and management of addictive disorders.
- Refer to Mylo for study topics
In order to enrol in this subject, you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
No additional requirements
In this subject you will develop the evidence-based assessment and planning skills required in your 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. You 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 (50%)
- Case Study Essay and Care Plan (50%)
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