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HSIP819 – Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment Planning for Mental Health

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Module code
HSIP819
Module title
Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment Planning for Mental Health
Prescription
To develop knowledge and skills in screening and assessment to support the use of effective treatment(s) and intervention(s) when working with tangata whaiora experiencing mental health and addiction in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Programmes
  • HS1102
NZQA Level
Level 8
NZQA Credits
30
Delivery method
  • Web-Enhanced
Learning hours
Total learning hours
300
Resources required
Learning Outcomes
1. Conduct a comprehensive assessment of tangata whaiora experiencing addiction and co-existing mental health problems.
2. Critically apply national guidelines and practice frameworks for assessing and managing risks when working with tangata whaiora experiencing mental health and addiction.
3. Critically evaluate and determine best practice therapeutic interventions for tangata whaiora and whanau experiencing mental health and addiction in the Aotearoa New Zealand context.
4. Critically analyse therapeutic group facilitation and process skills in mental health and addiction in Aotearoa New Zealand.
Content
• Mental Health and Addiction across the lifespan: Prevalence and key factors
• Relationships between addictions, co-existing mental health problems,
• Identity and psycho-social functioning.
• Comprehensive Assessment frameworks and approaches
• Screening and Brief intervention
• Case formulation, conceptualisation & treatment planning
• Assessing and responding to risk in a mental health and addiction role using national risk assessment guidelines & standards
• Professional standards and ethical practice
• Working with special populations (disability, offenders)
• Case management in mental health and addiction
• Pharmaco – kinetics / dynamics
• Whanau-focused mental health and addiction interventions
• Therapeutic group facilitation processes
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.
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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