This skill set reflects the skill requirements for support workers providing services to clients with co-existing needs, including both alcohol and other drugs and mental health issues.
|Qualification:||Statement of Attainment - Alcohol and Other Drugs Co-existing Needs Skill Set CHCSS00092|
|Duration:||1 Semester part-time (one day per week) - intense workshops delivered on campus and additional individual study of approximately 10 hours including online activities, research, report writing and skill development.|
|Cost Info:||Details available from the contact officer at Skilled Capital for Industry and Business|
|Likely Job Outcome:||Provides further skills and knowledge in industry specific skill development.|
|Enrolment Type:||Register Your Interest|
Entry Requirements / How to Apply
Entry into these skill sets will require evidence of existing employment in the Community Sector or similar, this can be demonstrated through provision of a 'supervisor endorsed' position description.
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Complete 4 subjects
Core: Complete all 4
Develop strategies for alcohol and other drugs relapse
prevention and management
CIT Code: WELF472 Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work collaboratively with clients to develop strategies for preventing and managing relapse, should it occur, as well as ways to deal effectively with potentially harmful behaviour. This unit applies to workers who develop strategies with, and for, clients with alcohol and other drugs (AOD) issues within established organisation guidelines. Prerequisites: Nil
Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients
with alcohol and other drugs issues
CIT Code: WELF461 Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to design, implement and monitor ongoing therapeutic interventions drawing on evidence informed models and techniques. It involves holistic consideration of all client needs, and collaboration with other services. This unit applies to individuals who work with significant autonomy in the provision of interventions and support to clients with alcohol and other drugs (AOD) issues. While work is carried out in the context of an existing treatment plan, the worker may also design and adapt specific strategies. Prerequisites: Nil
Assess co-existing needs
CIT Code: WELF456 Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess the diverse and multi-faceted needs of people and determine both internal and external services required to meet those needs. This unit applies in a range of community service contexts. Prerequisites: Nil
Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and
alcohol and other drugs issues
CIT Code: HUSE489 Description: This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to assess capacity to support people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues and to work collaboratively to provide support and facilitate links to other services. This unit applies to work with people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs (AOD) assessments in a range of community services work contexts. Prerequisites: Nil
|Certificate IV||Alcohol and Other Drugs CHC43215|
|Statement Attainment||Alcohol and Other Drugs Skill Set CHCSS00093|
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