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Graduate certificate in addiction studies for health professionals



Target audience: Students who hold an undergraduate degree in a health field or (in the case of nurses) its equivalent and be employed in the field of addiction

Course summary: This course provides participants with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work sensitively with clients and families affected by addictive disorders and behaviours. During the course students will gain a broad theoretical understanding of dependency, maladaptive behaviours and epidemiological indicators and develop their communication skills in working with people from a wide range of age groups, backgrounds and cultures. They will be encouraged to be aware of issues of social responsibility in providing for the health of others and prepared for partnership practice with clients and their families. Course units include:

Fee payable: Yes

Delivery mode: Online

Financial support for Indigenous students: Not specified



University of Tasmania
Ms Amanda Labedzki
Postgraduate Administrative Officer
Ph: (03) 6324 3734
Email: Amanda.Labedzki@utas.edu.au

Ms Tina Pinkard
Postgraduate Course Administrative Officer
Ph: (03) 6324 3519
Email: Tina.Pinkard@utas.edu.au

Ms Wendy Brown
Postgraduate Senior Administrative Officer
Ph: (03) 6324 3227
Email: W.L.Brown@utas.edu.au



Last updated: 20 March 2013
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