|Student Contribution Band:||Band 4|
|Administered by:||College of Healthcare Sciences|
This subject supports skill and knowledge development in analysing and applying specialised, multi-disciplinary interventions for substance use disorders across various populations in rural and/or remote Australia. A work-based approach is employed in which students will explore the use of both common drugs and New (and emerging) Psychoactive Substances and the complexity of consumers with comorbidities. Students will demonstrate their ability to communicate to both individuals and organisations by apply this knowledge in conjunction with theories of addiction (including neural activity) and dependence by designing and delivering educational material (in accordance with heath literacy principles) and psycho-education sessions respectively. Students apply health promotion and planning principles to meet the challenges of treating Alcohol and other Drugs issues in this environment.
Passing requirements: achieve a cumulative score of at least 50% after the application of any penalties such as late penalties.
|Study Period 2, External|
|Census Date 26-Aug-2021|
|Coordinator:||Assoc. Professor Anne Jones, Ms Simone Dewar|
|Lecturers:||Assoc. Professor Anne Jones, Ms Simone Dewar.|
The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.
|Method of Delivery:||WWW - LearnJCU|
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