Alcohol and Other Drugs and Mental Health Skills Set
- Course Code
- Course Type
- Short Course
- Course Level
- Skills Building
- Course Location
- Course Duration
Part Time: Semester 2
- Course Cost
- For an individual quotation of fees payable, please visit your nearest campus of GippsTAFE. Click Here for further information regarding Fees and Charges.
- Study Modes
- On Site; Part Time (Day)
- Starting Date
- July 2012
- 9am - 3pm
Phone: (03) 5127 0133
Course OverviewThis Alcohol and Other Drugs skill set is aimed at those who are currently working in the community services sector or hold a relevant qualification in Certificate IV level or above.
The four compulsory units are specific to the alcohol and other drugs sector and will provide students with specialised skills to recognise and work effectively with clients who experience alcohol and/or other drug issues.
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- Case worker
- Drug and Alcohol worker
- Outreach worker
- Family support worker
Entry RequirementsMinimum applicant age of 18
Pre-RequisitesNone – recommended Certificate IV in community services work
How To ApplyDirect to Institute
AssessmentCase studies, group work, examination, projects.
Opportunities For Further StudyCertificate IV in Community Services Work
Can prospective students enrol in individual units?Yes.
||Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector
||Work with clients who are intoxicated
||Assess needs of clients with alcohol and/or other drugs issues
||Work effectively in mental health settings
||Recognise and respond to individuals at risk
||Apply understanding of mental health issues and recovery processes
||Establish and maintain communication and relationships to support the recovery process
||Conduct assessment and planning as part of the recovery process