CHCAOD006 - Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues

Unit code: CHCAOD006 | Study level: TAFE
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Footscray Nicholson
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Overview

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to confirm, conduct and monitor intervention strategies to address alcohol and other drugs (AOD) issues.  This unit applies to workers who provide support to people with AOD issues within the scope of an established individual treatment plan. Interventions would be ongoing and be conducted under the guidance of a supervisor.

Assessment

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Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit’s learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines.

Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills:

  • planned, conducted and monitored interventions for at least 2 people with AOD issues as detailed in their treatment plan, using evidence based interventions, at least 1 of which, must be motivational interviewing.

Required reading

The qualified trainer and assessor will provide teaching and learning materials as required in the form of workbooks produced by the Polytechnic and/or via the Polytechnic e-learning system.

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