Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies for Health Professionals (H5G)

Overview

Duration
Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years
Entry requirements
ATAR Clearly-In Rank: See entry requirements
Course rules
Current students
View 2016 information
Distance Launceston
Semester 1, Semester 2
Duration
Minimum 1 Years, up to a maximum of 3 Years
Entry requirements
ATAR Clearly-In Rank: See entry requirements
Course code
Course rules
CRICOS:
Current students
View 2016 information
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.

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.

Career outcomes

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

Entry requirements

Admission Prerequisites

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.

Fees & scholarships

Domestic students

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

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.

How can we help?

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1300 363 864
International
+61 3 8676 7017
Email
Course.Info@utas.edu.au
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