Alcohol and Other Drugs and Mental Health Skills Set

Course Code
CHC40408
Course Type
Short Course
Course Level
Skills Building
Course Location
Yallourn
Course Duration
Part Time: Semester 2
Course Cost
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Study Modes
On Site; Part Time (Day)
Starting Date
Part Time:
  • July 2012
Times
9am - 3pm
Enquiries

Contact Federation Training to express your interest.
Phone: 1300 133 717
Email: shortcourses@federationtraining.edu.au

Course Overview

This Alcohol and Other Drugs skill set is aimed at those who are currently working in the community services sector or hold a relevant qualification in Certificate IV level or above.

The four compulsory units are specific to the alcohol and other drugs sector and will provide students with specialised skills to recognise and work effectively with clients who experience alcohol and/or other drug issues.

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Employment Prospects

  • Case worker
  • Drug and Alcohol worker
  • Outreach worker
  • Family support worker

Entry Requirements

Minimum applicant age of 18

Pre-Requisites

None – recommended Certificate IV in community services work

How To Apply

Direct to Institute

Assessment

Case studies, group work, examination, projects.

Opportunities For Further Study

Certificate IV in Community Services Work

Can prospective students enrol in individual units?

Yes.

Course Times

Unit

CHCAOD402A
Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector
CHCAOD406D
Work with clients who are intoxicated
CHCAOD408A
Assess needs of clients with alcohol and/or other drugs issues
CHCMH401A
Work effectively in mental health settings
CHCCS514A
Recognise and respond to individuals at risk
CHCMH402A
Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes
CHCMH403A
Establish and maintain communication and relationships to support the recovery process
CHCMH404A
Conduct assessment and planning as part of the recovery process