Alcohol and other Drugs Context

Alcohol and other Drugs Context

Research and report on the following:

1. What are the specific legislation and guidelines for organisations and individuals around legal and ethical considerations in AOD work in the following areas?

  • Codes of Conduct
  • Discrimination
  • Duty of care
  • Human rights
  • Informed consent
  • Mandatory reporting (in your State / Territory, plus one other)
  • Privacy confidentiality and disclosure
  • Records management.

What is one piece of specific legislation relating to AOD?

You can draw from a range of legislation and practice guidelines – International, National, State / Territory, or Local area. Approximately 250 words2. Research and provide a 400 word report on one (1) of the following settings in which a worker in the AOD sector could be employed. The student must confirm the setting with their assessor prior to commencement of the assessment.

Choose one (1) setting from the following:

  • Residential Rehabilitation Program /Therapeutic Community
  • Detoxification / Withdrawal Setting
  • Community based services (non-government programs)
  • Clinical based services (e.g. opiate replacement therapy)

Use the headings below to guide your report.

  • The rights and responsibilities of the client and the worker in the setting (150 words);
  • The importance of professional role boundaries and examples of professional boundaries to be observed (150 words);
  • The values and philosophy of the setting (100 words)

3. Choose one of the following evidence-based models that a client experiencing alcohol or other drug issues could access. Complete a 350 word review of the model.

  • 12 Step Model – Alcoholics Anonymous / Narcotics Anonymous
  • Cognitive behavioral therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Mindfulness
  • Narrative therapy.
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