Level: 7 Credits: 15 Class contact hours: 42 Self-directed hours: 108 Total learning hours: 150 Duration: Semester Two ( July to November 2022) Classes: 7 sessions on Mondays (8:45am to 3:30pm) Tentative dates: 25 July | 8 and 22 August | 5 and 19 September | 17 October | 14 November (subject to changes) Last day to enrol: 30 June
AIM Present key theories, research, and clinical practices related to alcohol and drug problems and addictions in Aotearoa and integrate these into counselling practice.
LEARNING OUTCOMES On successful completion of this course students will be able to:
Evaluate patterns of alcohol, drug, and behavioural addictions in Aotearoa, accounting for the influence and impact of cultural dimensions.
Discuss theories, models, concepts and research which informs the causes and the presentation of addiction and the processes of change.
Account for the differences in clients related to ethnicity, gender, and age and consider spiritual issues, in the presentation and addressing of addictions.
Apply concepts of assessment with clients presenting with alcohol and drug and behavioural addictions identifying when referral is required and what community resources are available
Competently demonstrate interventions to address alcohol and drug issues and addiction and integrate these into a counselling context.
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$762.00 (AC) | $600.00 (PD)
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