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Advanced Clinical Management of Addiction (optional) (Module)

Module description

This module will provide an overview of psychosocial techniques and approaches including therapeutic counselling styles, interviewing techniques, brief interventions and other psychosocial and pharmacotherapeutic interventions that support effective addiction treatment. It will also develop knowledge and skills in key intervention techniques such as the use of motivational enhancement and other cognitive-behavioural strategies.

The aim of the module is to:

  • Acquire a critical understanding of theory, research and practice in psychosocial and pharmacotherapeutic interventions
  • Develop a critical awareness of contemporary debates and current problems in the psychosocial and pharmacotherapeutic interventions arena
  • Acquire a critical understanding of the relationship between psychosocial and pharmacotherapeutic interventions

Staff information

Not applicable

Teaching pattern

Not applicable

Module assessment - more information

  • 1 x SAQ Exam (50%)
  • 1 x Self-directed behaviour change workbook (50%)

Key information

Module code 7PCAAMAN

Credit level 7

Assessment coursework written examination/s

Credit value 30

Semester Full-year

Study abroad module No