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 alcohol and drug interventions and specialist programs such as substitution therapies.
|Unit name||Approaches to Intervention|
|College/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Nursing
|Coordinator||Doctor David Lees|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Identify, and discuss key concepts underlying contemporary bio-psychosocial interventions for alcohol and other drug behaviours.
- Demonstrate knowledge and skill in the provision of evidence based interventions for clients accessing drug and alcohol services.
- Apply knowledge of a range of pharmacotherapies including opioid maintenance therapy.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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3 Please refer to more information on eligibility for HECS-HELP.
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Individual Study – This unit is offered fully online via MyLO (My Learning Online). You are expected to devote around 10 hours per week to the study materials, assessment tasks and self-directed learning.
|Assessment||Case Study (50%)|Essay (50%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
There are no required textbooks for this unit.
Required Readings will be provided by your Unit Coordinator.
Recommended Readings will be provided by your Unit Coordinator via the Reading List link in MyLO, or the unit Reading List on the University Library website.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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