Assessing Addiction Issues and Co-existing Problems (CEP)
Students will develop 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 whaanau/client group with whom they are working.
- Teaching and Learning Strategy
- May include: Project-based Learning; Flipped Classroom; Blended Learning; Work-Integrated Learning; Inclusive Practices.
Methods may include workshops and practical classes, tutorials, case-based learning, inquiry-based learning, group activities & discussion, supported online learning, e-portfolio, practice simulation.
- Learning Outcomes
- 1. Critically evaluate the relationship between addictions, co-existing mental health problems, identity and psycho-social functioning.
2. Analyse the impact of addiction issues on the lives of service users and their natural supports.
3. Demonstrate the ability to conduct a comprehensive assessment of addiction and co-existing mental health problems.
4. Analyse national guidelines and practice frameworks regarding the management of risks when working with addiction and co-existing problem (CEP) service users.
- - Addiction across the lifespan: Prevalence and key factors
- Comprehensive Assessment frameworks and approaches
- Case conceptualisation & treatment planning
- Assessment of Behavioural Addictions, with a focus on Gambling Disorder
- Assessing and responding to risk in an addiction and CEP role
- National risk assessment guidelines & standards
- Assessment Criteria
- The portfolio is comprised of multiple components.
Students need to provide evidence against all learning outcomes, and gain an overall mark of 50% to pass this module.
- Learning and Teaching Resource
- An extended reading list will be supplied by the tutor at the commencement of the module. This will be updated annually.