Courses & Units

Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies for Health Professionals (H5G)

This inter-disciplinary course is offered part-time only over 1 year or 2 semesters. It is open to all health professionals employed or wishing to be employed in the area of addiction disorders. The maximum time for completion is 3 years. The course is offered from Launceston, Hobart, Cradle Coast and Interstate.

Please note that Graduate programs are offered subject to student demand and the availability of School of Health Sciences resources.

Duration

1 Years full time

Up to 3 Years part time

Location

Distance Launceston

ATAR

See entry requirements below


Course intake

Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Launceston

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone: 1300 363 864
Email: Course.Info@utas.edu.au
Online: Enquiries


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Duration

1 Years full time

Location

Distance Launceston

Academic Requirements

See entry requirements below

CRICOS

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Course intake

Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Distance Launceston

Course rules

See full course rules and guidelines

Course contact

Phone:+61 3 8676 7017
Online: International enquiries


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Course objectives

The School of Health Sciences, in collaboration with cooperating health care agencies, aims to create an educational environment which values critical reflective thinking, life-long learning, acquisition of generic attributes and professional development. The primary course objective is to provide health professionals with the knowledge, awareness and skills to work sensitively with clients and families affected by addiction disorders.

Course structure

Schedule

This unit examines the complex needs of the person requiring Addiction Services. Students will explore epidemiological theories of substance abuse and identify principles of dependence within a range of maladaptive behaviours. In addition, students will extend their knowledge and understanding…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

In this unit students will develop the evidence-based assessment and planning skills they require in their work with alcohol and other drug dependant clients in a public health framework. This includes clinical assessment of alcohol and drug issues and identification…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 1

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

In this unit students will further develop their knowledge and skills in the delivery of alcohol and other drug interventions. This unit will focus on current contemporary treatment approaches including psychosocial interventions and pharmacological treatments. This includes the range of…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

This unit is experiential and practice focussed. Students will use contracted learning to extend and demonstrate application of their knowledge and skills in the area of Addiction through the development of an extensive portfolio of evidence. The portfolio should reveal…

Credit Points: 12.5

LocationStudy periodAttendance optionsAvailable to
LauncestonSemester 2

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

Graduates may find employment across a broad range of settings related to addiction disorders.

Applicants must hold an undergraduate degree or have qualifications and experience deemed to be the equivalent, and be employed in a field related to addiction disorders.

Credit Transfer and Articulation

Fees for domestic students are based on individual unit selections. Please refer to the fees section of each unit description to work out an indicative annual cost.

International students should refer to the International Students course fees page to get an indicative course cost.

Scholarships

For information on general scholarships available at the University of Tasmania, please visit the scholarships website.