Explores the difference in Aboriginal addiction in contrast to non-Aboriginal addiction in relation to physiological, social and experiential origins. Students are introduced to programs for addiction treatment, cultural interventions and recovery.
Topic 1: Dislocation and Addiction
Topic 2: Trauma and Addiction
Topic 3: Aboriginal Addiction, Treatment and Therapy
Topic 4: Community Program Case Studies
Topic 5: Community Analysis and Response
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||critique the statistical frameworks and primary factors in Aboriginal addiction||Knowledge of a discipline||Cultural competence|
|2||apply critical analysis in understanding the whole dimension of addiction among marginalised populations||Intellectual rigour||Cultural competence|
|3||critically evaluate addiction therapies through an analysis of causation, holistic values and remedial frameworks.||Intellectual rigour||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
- No prescribed texts.
Teaching and assessment
|Structured online learning 3 hours/week (12 weeks)|
|Compare and contrast||40%|
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Commencing 2019 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 2
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