This qualification reflects the role of entry level workers who provide services and interventions to clients with alcohol and other drugs issues and/or implement health promotion and community interventions. Work in undertaken in contexts such as community based organisations, withdrawal services, residential rehabilitation services and outreach services under the guidance of other practitioners and professionals, with limited responsibility and within established parameters.

HLTAID003 Provide first aid

Kate can provide a first aid response to a casualty. The unit applies to all workers who may be required to provide a first aid response in a range of situations, including community and workplace settings

CHCAOD006 Provide interventions for people with alcohol and other drugs issues

Kate can confirm, conduct and monitor intervention strategies to address alcohol and other drugs (AOD) issues

CHCAOD004 Assess needs of clients with alcohol and other drugs issues

Kate can prepare for and conduct assessments of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) clients to determine eligibility, service requirements and referral needs

CHCCCS004 Assess co-existing needs

Kate can assess the diverse and multi-faceted needs of people and determine both internal and external services required to meet those needs.

CHCCCS014 Provide brief interventions

Kate can assess intervention needs, and then to implement and monitor brief intervention strategies for people at various stages of the change process.

CHCDIV001 Work with diverse people

Kate can work respectfully with people from diverse social and cultural groups and situations, including Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people.

CHCAOD009 Develop and review individual alcohol and other drugs treatment plans

Kate can work collaboratively with clients to establish treatment goals, and to develop and evaluate individual treatment plans to meet those goals.

CHCMHS001 Work with people with mental health issues

Kate can establish relationships, clarify needs, and then work collaboratively with people who are living with mental health issues

CHCLEG001 Work legally and ethically

Kate can identify and work within the legal and ethical frameworks that apply to an individual job role

CHCCOM002 Use communication to build relationships

Kate can apply specific communication techniques to establish, build and maintain relationships with clients, colleagues and other stakeholders based on respect and trust.

CHCAOD001 Work in an alcohol and other drugs context

Kate can establish and work within the current context, philosophy and values of the alcohol and other drugs (AOD) sector.

CHCPRP001 Develop and maintain networks and collaborative partnerships

Kate can identify networking and collaboration needs and develop formal and informal partnerships to enhance service delivery and improve professional practice

CHCCSM004 Coordinate complex case requirements

Kate can coordinate multiple service requirements for clients with complex needs within a case management framework.

HLTAAP001 Recognise healthy body systems

Kate can work with basic information about the human body and to recognise and promote ways to maintain healthy functioning of the body

CHCMHS002 Establish self-directed recovery relationships

Kate can promote the principles of recovery oriented practice, and to establish and confirm self-directed recovery relationships with people with mental illness

CHCMHS003 Provide recovery oriented mental health services

Kate can work collaboratively in providing services to implement a range of strategies as part of recovery oriented service provision for people with mental illness

CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety

Kate can identify Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety issues in the workplace, model cultural safety in own work practice, and develop strategies to enhance cultural safety