Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs (12)
|Campus||Mid Year Intake?||Study Mode||Entry Requirements|
|South Melbourne||No||Flexible Delivery||
No minimum education
This qualification is part of the Community Services Training Package. It covers workers who provide a range of services and interventions to clients with alcohol and other drugs issues and/or implement health promotion and community interventions. Work may take place in a range of contexts such as community based organisations, residential rehabilitation services and outreach services. People at this level work autonomously under the broad guidance of other practitioners and professionals, and have specific knowledge of appropriate intervention processes in residential and community settings.
Subjects you can Study
Core: Work effectively in the alcohol and other drugs sector; Assess needs of clients with alcohol and/or other drugs issues; Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drug issues; Undertake case management for clients with complex needs; Use targeted communication skills to build relationships; Work within a relevant legal and ethical framework; Follow WHS safety procedures for direct care work. Elective streams: First aid; Work with people with mental health issues; Client needs; Service delivery; Financial literacy education; Settlement work; Outreach; Oral health.
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Certificate IVCourse code: CHC40412
- Flexible Delivery
16 units: 7 core; 9 elective
No minimum education
Where work involves a specific focus on Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander and/or culturally diverse clients or communities, one or both of the following electives is recommended: Work effectively with culturally diverse clients and co-workers; Work effectively with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.
Life after Study
Community workers encourage and assist community groups to identify their needs, participate in decision-making and develop appropriate services and facilities to meet those needs.
Counsellors assist people to identify and define their emotional issues and better understand themselves by explaining options, setting goals, providing therapy and helping them to take action.