Clinical Assessment Of Drug/Alcohol Use
Develops knowledge and skills in: interviewing clients about nicotine, alcohol and other drug use; selection and use of assessment instruments; and an understanding of comorbidity, medical assessment and psychological measures.
|Faculty||Faculty of Health and Medicine|
|School||School of Medicine and Public Health|
Semester 2 - 2014
Previously offered in 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Following successful completion of this course you will be able to:
Describe methodological, practical and ethical considerations in conducting treatment outcome evaluation in clinical settings;
Describe cognitive-behavioral assessment of nicotine, alcohol and other drug problems;
Identify which screening/assessment instruments are relevant to detect alcohol and other drug problems;
Demonstrate competence in administering an alcohol and other drug assessment (AATOM or BTOM).
Demonstrate competence in conducting a CBT assessment interview (see Reading 1.2) and administering the AUDIT (see Reading 5.1, p.35
Demonstrate competence in written case formulations from vignettes.
|Assumed Knowledge||Students must work in a setting (either voluntary or paid) which allows approximately 7 days of clinical work with clients with alcohol or other drug problems. Mentoring will be required. (Please note that this is not a placement.)|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
|Compulsory Components||None listed|
|Course Materials||None listed|
|Timetable||2015 Course Timetables for MEDI6160|