Courses & Units

Addictive Behaviours KHA601

Hobart

Introduction

This unit provides an introduction to studies in addictive behaviours in preparation for employment in the area of alcohol and other substance counselling, treatment and prevention. It provides an overview of models of treatment and prevention of addictive behaviours with an emphasis on substance use disorders and behavioural addictions such as gambling. Policy options and approaches to drug education and harm reduction are also introduced.

Summary

Unit name Addictive Behaviours
Unit code KHA601
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator

John Mercer

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
1 2020: $835.00 2020: $2,108.00 090513

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Requisites

Prerequisites

KHA501

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Online, plus 2 x 2 full day workshops

Assessment

Essay (1500 words) 35%

Case Study (2000-2500 words) 55%

Online participation (1000 words) 10%.

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