This unit will develop knowledge of the range of settings supporting young people with dual diagnosis including; ethical guidelines, methods of effective communication, cultural differences, resolution of conflict, issues of access and equity and workplace protocols and procedures.
|1.||Contextualise the evolution of Dual Diagnosis within the history and changing social, political and economical developments in the youth sector;|
|2.||Determine associated models of mental health and/or AOD work, guided by an understanding of the risks, philosophies, and the views of key stakeholders;|
|3.||Exemplify primary knowledge and skills related to Dual Diagnosis issues including ethical guidelines, methods of effective communication, cultural differences, resolution of conflict and addressing organisation standards and workplace protocols and procedures;|
|4.||Identify personal and community values and attitudes regarding Dual Diagnosis|
|5.||Understand and be able to work towards effective public health responses that support young people with Dual Diagnoses within a local and global community context.|
|Test||This quiz aims to consolidate factual knowledge around mental health and alcohol and other drugs practices. (25 questions, open book, 60 mins)||25%|
|Report||Discuss a specific mental health diagnosis and demonstrate an understanding of how it may be impacted on by any co-occurring substance use or misuse.||25%|
|Case Study||A report demonstrating understanding of how the principles of the Victorian Code of Ethical Practice should be applied to youth with a dual diagnosis.||50%|
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