* 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).
DESCRIPTION Examines contemporary social issues relating to substance abuse - especially those concerning the use of illicit and licit drugs. National and state policies and procedures dealing with substance abuse are outlined and specific powers, strategies and procedures are analysed and assessed. Attention will also be paid to "at risk" populations involved in these issues.
ASSESSMENT: 2000word written assignment (20%) 2 one hour tests (15% each = 30%) 2 hour end of semester exam (50%)
Students must achieve 60% or more in all assessment components in order to gain an Ungraded Pass in this unit.
TEACHING PATTERN: 34 contact hours
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.