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.
|Unit name||Addictive Behaviours|
|Faculty/School||College of Health and Medicine
School of Medicine
|Available as student elective?||No|
|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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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $2,108.00||090513|
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Online, plus 2 x 2 full day workshops
Essay (1500 words) 35%
Case Study (2000-2500 words) 55%
Online participation (1000 words) 10%.
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