Provide relapse prevention strategies

Formats and tools

Unit Description
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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 CHCAOD513A, 'Provide relapse prevention strategies'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
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Elements and Performance Criteria



1. Determine relapse prevention strategies

1.1 Prepare client for the possibility of relapse as a common experience

1.2 Determine any previous relapse prevention strategies used by the client

1.3 Work with client to determine readiness for development of a relapse prevention plan

1.4 Work with client to determine stakeholders to be included in the relapse prevention process

1.5 Investigate a range of relapse prevention strategies

1.6 Work with client to determine possible relapse issues

1.7 Work with client to determine strategies most suited to their unique situation

2. Develop relapse management plan

2.1 Explain the purpose of the planning process and discuss the different options with client

2.2 Work with client to select most appropriate planning option

2.3 Conduct relapse management planning session in a manner that promotes client participation, fosters their strengths and respects their insights into their own situation, their knowledge and experiences

2.4 Work with client to identify contingency plans if difficulties are encountered

2.5 Clearly record relapse management planning activities

3. Report and document information

3.1 Document information about relapse prevention strategies according to organisation protocols

3.2 Observe privacy and confidentiality requirements when reporting feedback

3.3 Use appropriate terminology to document client response, outcomes and identified problems related to prevention strategies

Qualifications and Skillsets

CHCAOD513A appears in the following qualifications:

  • CHC50408 - Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, other drugs and mental health)
  • CHC50508 - Diploma of Leisure and Health
  • CHC50208 - Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol and other drugs)
  • CHC50308 - Diploma of Community Services (Mental health)