Assessing Addictions Issues and Co-Existing Problems

BHW707

This online course will develop learner competency in screening and assessment to support the use of effective treatment(s) and intervention(s) for working with addiction and co-existing problems service users. Students will critically evaluate treatment and intervention approaches appropriate to the whānau/client group with whom they are working

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    Level
    7
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    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $664 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 1 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
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    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

Learners who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  •  Critically evaluate the relationship between addictions, co-existing mental health problems, identity and psycho-social functioning.
  • Analyse the impact of addiction issues on the lives of service users and their natural supports.
  • Demonstrate the ability to conduct a comprehensive assessment of addiction and co-existing mental health problems.
  • Analyse national guidelines and practice frameworks regarding the management of risks when working with addiction and co-existing problem (CEP) service users.

 

Assessment

This course is 100% internally assessed 

Computer and internet requirements

To complete this course you will need access to a laptop or desktop computer, reliable broadband internet connection and a data plan able to support online learning such as streaming of videos (including YouTube), downloading content, and writing and submitting online assessments. If you are unsure if your current computer or internet access allows you to complete your online learning with us, please contact us before applying to enrol.

How to enrol

Before enrolling in this course you need to:

  • choose the qualification you will study the course under
  • check the order that courses in the qualification should be studied in the Qualification Structure table. This is in the Choose courses and apply tab on the qualification page.

Work towards

You can do this course as part of these qualifications:

Graduate Certificate

Course availability over the next 12 months

Oct
Nov
Dec
2023
Jan
Feb

Trimester 1 enrolment dates

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14 Feb 2023
27 Feb 2023
18 Jun 2023
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Jun
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Sep
  •  
    Level
    7
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $664 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 1 2023 Online only
  • Teaching weeks 16 weeks
  • Workload Approximately 10 hours per week
  •  
    Prerequisites Check entry and other requirements under the qualification you are studying