Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences

POPLPRAC 708 A&B - Assessment and Intervention with Addiction


30 Points

Semester 1 and 2


Develops understanding and competency in assessment and intervention work with clients having co-existing problems, specifically those most affected by alcohol and drug issues. It focuses on comprehensive assessment, effective clinical interventions, drug-specific interventions and culturally-specific approaches working with individuals, whanau, and communities. It will involve regular review of practice using case-based scenarios filmed with feedback from tutors, mentors and peers.


To complete this course students must enrol in POPLPRAC 708 A and B

Corequisites: POPLHLTH 737, POPLPRAC 707 

Places in this course are limited with preference given to students admitted to the PGCert/PGDip Health Sciences in Alcohol and Drug Studies, and Master of Health Sciences in Addiction and Mental Health. Students from other programmes may be enrolled on the basis of academic merit as measured by GPA, subject to places being available.

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