Clinical Assessment Of Drug/Alcohol Use
Available in 2013
|WebLearn GradSchool||Semester 2|
Previously offered in 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
Develops knowledge and skills in: interviewing clients about nicotine, alcohol and other drug use; selection and use of assessment instruments; and an understanding of co morbidity, medical assessment and psychological measures.
|Objectives||Following successful completion of this course you will be able to:
Describe methodological, practical and ethical considerations in conducting treatment outcome evaluation in clinical settings;
Describe cognitive-behavioral assessment of nicotine, alcohol and other drug problems;
Identify which screening/assessment instruments are relevant to detect alcohol and other drug problems;
Demonstrate competence in administering an alcohol and other drug assessment (AATOM or BTOM).
Demonstrate competence in conducting a CBT assessment interview (see Reading 1.2) and administering the AUDIT (see Reading 5.1, p.35
Demonstrate competence in written case formulations from vignettes.
|Content||1. Develop knowledge and skills in interviewing clients about nicotine, alcohol and other drug use
2. Selection and use of assessment instruments
3. Develop an understanding of medical assessment and psychological measures
|Assumed Knowledge||Students must work in a setting (either voluntary or paid) which allows approximately 7 days of clinical work with clients with alcohol or other drug problems. Monitoring will be required|
|Modes of Delivery||Distance Learning : IT Based
Distance Learning : Paper Based
|Teaching Methods||Email Discussion Group
Self Directed Learning
|Contact Hours||Self Directed Learning: for 6 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
Email Discussion Group: for 2 hour(s) per Week for Full Term
|Timetables||2013 Course Timetables for MEDI6160|