Work with clients who are intoxicated

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver CHCAOD406D, 'Work with clients who are intoxicated'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Work with clients who are intoxicated' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Provide a service to intoxicated clients

1.1 Assess level of intoxication and nature and extent of drug use according to organisation policy and procedure

1.2 Report behaviour or physical status inconsistent with alcohol and/or drug use to the appropriate person and/or seek assistance

1.3 Where necessary, provide first aid and seek assistance from a health professional

1.4 Provide client with a safe and secure environment in which to sober up

1.5 Monitor client's physical state regularly in accordance with organisation polices and procedures to ensure health and safety

1.6 Document services provided to client in accordance with organisation reporting requirements

2. Assist client with longer term needs

2.1 Assist client with activities of daily living

2.2 Provide information as appropriate on alcohol and other drugs issues including services available

2.3 Contact families and/or support networks upon request of the client and in accordance with organisation policies

2.4 Assess client in accordance with organisation policy and procedure to determine if they represent a risk to themselves or others by leaving the facility

3. Apply strategies to reduce harm or injury

3.1 Maintain calm and confident manner in contact with client

3.2 Conduct interactions with clients in a fair, just, humane and positive manner

3.3 Use strategies identified in organisation response plan

3.4 Maintain safety of self and others

3.5 Provide services to client in a manner consistent with organisation infection control guidelines

3.6 Seek emergency assistance as required

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCAOD406D appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC30108 - Certificate III in Community Services Work
  • CHC40408 - Certificate IV in Alcohol and Other Drugs Work
  • CHC50208 - Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol and other drugs)
  • CHC41108 - Certificate IV in Pastoral Care
  • HLT32507 - Certificate III in Health Services Assistance
  • HLT44007 - Certificate IV in Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)
  • HLT52207 - Diploma of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Primary Health (Community Care)

And the skillsets: