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HSIP817 – Advanced Practice Skills in Mental Health and Addiction

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Module code
HSIP817
Module title
Advanced Practice Skills in Mental Health and Addiction
Prescription
To demonstrate advanced culturally responsive skills in relational practice, in meeting tangata whaiora needs, and enhancing wellbeing in the context of mental health and addiction in Aotearoa New Zealand. To develop a thoughtful and enquiring practitioner ready to work alongside tangata whaiora experiencing mental health and addiction issues through evidence based practice skills.
Programmes
  • HS1102
  • HS2101
NZQA Level
Level 8
NZQA Credits
30
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
300
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Apply evidence based clinical reasoning to professional practice relevant to working alongside tangata whaiora experiencing mental health and addiction in Aotearoa New Zealand.
2. Integrate best, and evidence based relational practice approaches through advanced knowledge practice with tangata whaiora experiencing mental health and addiction.
3. Justify evidence based theories as a culturally responsive practitioner to provide effective, ethical and professional clinical practice in the context of Aotearoa New Zealand.
4. Critically reflect on experiential knowledge and learning that informs growth of the professional self as a culturally responsive and relational practitioner.
Content
• Powhiri Poutama, Te Whare Tapa Wha, Fonofale
• Motivational Interviewing
• Cognitive Behaviour Therapy
• Mindfulness Based Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
• Integration of recovery principles
• Models of treatment
• Diversity in practice
• Practice skills with family, whanau and groups
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. Students must submit all components of the evidence portfolio.

Students must meet all the practicum placement requirement.
• Completing a minimum of 120 hours of practicum (within an addiction setting)
• Attend clinical supervision with a DAPAANZ registered supervisor a minimum of three times.
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.
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.

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