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PHARM 7518EX - Treatment of Addiction: Psychosocial Interventions

Career: Postgraduate Coursework
Units: 4
Term: Trimester 3
Campus: External
Contact: Online
Restriction: Available for non-Award study after consultation with Program Director (students need to enrol at VCU and meet GradCert in International Addiction Studies entry criteria).
Available for Study Abroad and Exchange: No
Available for Non-Award Study: Yes
Assessment: Assignment, discussion board participation and exam
Syllabus:

This course/module is designed to explore the scientific basis and treatment of substance misuse from a psychological perspective germane to the management of drug, alcohol and nicotine dependence. Students will have the opportunity to evaluate the principles of different theoretical approaches underlying psychological assessment and evidence-based practice. During this course/module students will develop a critical awareness of the current literature related to psychological theories of addiction. Students will examine the use and comparative efficacy of different psychological therapies in clinical practice including brief interventions, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Motivational Interviewing /MET. Other interventions (case management, group work, self help, integrated treatment for co-occurring disorders etc) will also be examined along side the evidence base for Relapse Prevention, Contingency Management and Therapeutic Communities. Students will also have the opportunity to explore psychological approaches used with specialist populations such as young people and adolescents.

Course Fees

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Student Status

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What type of place are you studying in

Commonwealth supported
Full fee paying

Study Level

Undergraduate
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Program of Study

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Units
EFTSL
Amount
4
0.16666
          
  

* This course is not normally offered to international students studying within Australia.


Course Outline

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Critical Dates

Term Last Day to Add Online Census Date Last Day to WNF Last Day to WF
Trimester 3 Mon 21/09/2020 Wed 30/09/2020 Wed 25/11/2020 Not Available


Class Details

Enrolment Class: Independent Study
Class Nbr Section Size Available Dates Days Time Location
36120 01EX 45 33 No details available