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Skill set details

CHCSS00092 - Alcohol and Other Drugs Co-existing Needs Skill Set (Release 1)

Summary

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Current
Release Status:
Current
Releases:
ReleaseRelease date
1 1 (this release) 08/Dec/2015

Training packages that include this skill set

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Modification History

Release 

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Release 1

New skill set. This version was released in CHC Community Services Training Package release 3.0 and meets the requirements of the 2012 Standards for Training Packages.

New Skill Set

Description

This skill set reflects the skill requirements for support workers providing services to clients with co-existing needs, including both alcohol and other drugs and mental health issues.

Units

CHCAOD007 Develop strategies for alcohol and other drugs relapse prevention and management

CHCAOD008 Provide advanced interventions to meet the needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues

CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs

CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues

Pathways Information

These units provide credit towards a range of qualifications in the CHC Community Services Training Package, including the CHC53215 Diploma of Alcohol and Other Drugs.

Licensing/Regulatory Information

Nil.

Skill Set Requirements

This skill set has been endorsed by industry as suitable for individuals who:

• hold a qualification at Certificate IV level or higher in Alcohol and other Drugs, Mental Health or related field

or

• have skills equivalent to the qualification requirement validated through a recognition of prior learning process

or

• have substantial industry experience, on the job training and development along with supervisor assessment of capacity.

Target Group

This skill set is for workers with existing experience or qualifications in alcohol and other drugs, mental health or related fields seeking to broaden or deepen their skills.

Suggested words for Statement of Attainment

These competencies from the CHC Community Services Training Package meet industry requirements for support workers providing services to clients with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drug issues.