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 Psychological Sciences
Discipline Psychology
Coordinator

Prof Kimberley Norris

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic 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 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* 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).

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Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090513 $1,812.00 $850.00 993$993.00 $2,108.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

KHA501 must be studied prior to KHA601 or in the same semester.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2 x 1-day workshops; weekly online content and activities.

Assessment

Essay (max. 1500 words) 30%

Essay (max. 1500 words) 30%

Case Study (max. 2500 words) 40%

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Textbooks

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