The subject will introduce students to a range of clinical assessment and treatment modalities for alcohol and other drugs addictions as well as for comorbidity of addiction with mental health disorders including development of treatment plans, care coordination and case management, pharmacotherapy and psychosocial approaches such as brief intervention, CBT, motivational interviewing etc. Assessment and treatment modalities for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients are also included. Students will also learn how to apply the Readiness for Change Model to prevent and address alcohol and drug issues in specific groups and communities.
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Expectation of prior learning is completion of WEL229 Drugs, Alcohol & Gambling Studies, OR similar (consult with Course Director)
WEL229 Alcohol, Other Drugs and Gambling OR equivalent (as assessed by the Course Director).
wel229 This subject is a continuation to the introductory addiction subject of WEL229
The information contained in the CSU Handbook was accurate at the date of publication: May 2019. The University reserves the right to vary the information at any time without notice.