Practicum 3

BHW709

This practicum course will enable learners to emerge as competent beginning practitioners in the addiction recovery and wellbeing field. Students will build on theoretical models of recovery and wellbeing, along the DSM5 continuum for substance and non-substance use disorders and apply assessment planning and intervention skills in supervised practice with peers and clients.

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    Level
    7
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    Credits
    15
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    Cost
    $664 NZ Domestic
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    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 2 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

Practical or work-based components

In this course learners must be supervised in a 120-hour practicum, and will be working with whaiora/clients of approved addiction services.

75 hours of this will be client-facing, the remainder can be other placement-related tasks. BHW709 will develop learners’ professional practice skills with individuals, families and whānau, their concept of professional identity and ability to work within the professional codes, legal requirements, professional values and ethics of practice.

It will build on learners’ understanding of reflective practice, Te Tiriti obligations, cultural responsiveness and the use of professional supervision.

For more information watch the course introduction video below.

Learners who successfully complete this course will be able to:

  • Demonstrate ability to work in partnership with clients, their whānau, and other professionals when applying brief interventions and motivational enhancement therapy to achieve evidence of therapeutic gains with clients.
  •  Facilitate addiction and recovery focussed groups, matching client needs with evidence-informed interventions
  •  Reflect on practice through the lens of dapaanz core competencies and code of ethics.

 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.

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
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul

Trimester 2 enrolment dates

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Course starts -
Course ends -
20 Jun 2023
3 Jul 2023
22 Oct 2023
Aug
Sep
  •  
    Level
    7
  •  
    Credits
    15
  •  
    Cost
    $664 NZ Domestic
  •  
    EFTS
    0.125
  • Delivery type
    2023
    Trimester 2 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