Competency Based Courses

Anamata Diploma in Applied Maori Health Coexisting Disorders Level 6

This one year full-time Mental Health and Addictions qualification underpinned by Maori philosophy and clinical practise, is targeted at people working in the health sector needing a specialist qualification.

Centrally located in Rotorua (direct flights available from Christchurch, Wellington, Auckland), the training is delivered three days per month during the academic year. Students are required to meet set hours for clinical practise, tutorial tasks, assignments and research as part of the course requirements.

The modules include:

  • The Impact of Socio Political Factors
  • The Patho-Physiology of Coexisting Mental Health and Addiction Disorders
  • Screening Tools, Assessment and Treatment 1
  • Screening Tools, Assessment and Treatment
  • Professional Practise, Ethics, and Boundaries
  • Clinical Practicum

Approved by NZ Qualifications Authority and endorse by dapaanz.

Enrolment pack available at www.anamata.ac.nz.

Bachelor of Alcohol and Drug Studies (Weltec)

Working with Te Tiriti (6)
TT7108 Treaty of Waitangi

Working with Pacific Peoples (6)
AS7311 Addiction and Cultures

Working with people from other cultures (6)
AS7311 Addiction and Cultures AS5106 Whakaruruhau : Cultural Responsivity, AS5112 Introduction to A and D Youth Work, AS7313 Opioid Substitution

Social Justice (6)
AS5114 Sociology of Addiction

Relating and Communicating (6)
AS6211 Cognitive Behavioural Approaches, AS6202 Motivational Interviewing Interventions, BC5101 Client Central Practice Issues

Critical Thinking (6)
AS6205 Basics of Research and Critical Thinking, AS7304 Integrated Theories Interventions

Professional Responsibility (6)
AS6207 Cinical Practice and professional Development

Assessment and Intervention Planning (7)
AS6201 Assessment and Treatment Planning, BC7301 Counelling in the Mental Health Context, AS7307 Clinical Practice & Professional Development III, AS7315 Co-existing Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders

Intervention Management (7)
AS7304 Integrated Theories and Interventions, AS7307 Cinical Practice and Professional Development, AS6211 Cognitive Behavioural Approaches, AS6202 Motivational Interviewing, AS7313 Opioid Substitution

Working with therapeutic Groups, Families and Significant Networks (7)
BC7302 Group Work, BC6203 Systemic Approaches to Couple and Family Counselling

Working with Communities (7)
AS7305 Health Promotion – Whakapakari Hauora

Public Education (7)
AS7305 Health Promotion – Whakapakari Hauora

Consultation and Liaison (6)
AS6204 Interventions for Alcohol and Drug Problems, AS7305 Health Promotion – Whakapakari Hauora

For further information contact Course Provider at Weltec.

Bachelor of Applied Social Service – mental health and addictions major (North Tec)

The Bachelor of Applied Social Service has a major in mental health and addictions which encourages the embedding of dual competency knowledge. A double major in mental health and addictions and social work or counselling is also available.

Aotearoa New Zealand Society (5)

Te Ao Maori (5)

Social Policy and Law (5)

Working with Groups (5)

Psychology and human development (5)

Professional Practice (5)

Counselling Micro Skills (5)

Theoretical Frameworks (5)

Whanau and Family Systems (6)

Risk Assessment and Intervention (6)

Integrated Theories and Interventions in Alcohol, Other drugs and Addictions (6)

Integrated Theories and Interventions in Mental Health and Mental Disorders (6)

Counselling Theory 1 (6)

Counselling Practice 1 (6)

Fieldwork Education Tuatahi (6)

Supporting Reluctant and Involuntary Clients (6)

Research Methods (7)

Advanced Practice and Theories in Alcohol, Other drugs and Addiction Studies (7)

Advanced Practice and Theories in Mental Health Studies (7)

Health Promotion and Health Education (7)

Special Topic (7)

Fieldwork Education Tuarua (7)

For further information please contact NorthTec 0800 162 100 or jkean@northtec.ac.nz (Jess Kean, Programme Leader) or www.northtec.ac.nz

PGDip National Addiction Centre

Working with Te Tiriti (6)
Assumed Prior Knowledge/Workplace/PSMX 404, PSMX 416

Working with PacificPeoples (6)
Assumed Prior Knowledge/Workplace

Working with people from other cultures (6)
Assumed Prior Knowledge

Social Justice (6)
Assumed Prior Knowledge/Workplace

Relating and Communicating (6)
Assumed Prior Knowledge, PSMX422

Critical Thinking (6)
AS6205 Basics of Research and Critical Thinking, AS7304 Integrated Theories Interventions, PSMX 416

Professional Responsibility (6)
Assumed Prior Knowledge

Assessment and Intervention Planning (7)
PSMX 404/424 (8)

Intervention Management (7)
PSMX 404/422/424(8)

Working with therapeutic Groups, Families and Significant Networks (7)
PSMX 404 + PSMX 422

Working with Communities (7)
PSMX 422/416

Public Education (7)
PSMX 416

Consultation and Liaison (6)
Assumed Prior Knolwedge/Workplace, PSMX 41

For further information contact Course Convenor, Lindsay Stringer, Tel: (03) 364 0480.
Email: lindsay.stringer@chmeds.ac.nz

GCertHSc and PGDipHSc (Alcohol & Drug Studies) University of Auckland

Alcohol & Drug Studies at the School of Population Health, University of Auckland.

University of Auckland offers Postgraduate Certificate and Diploma courses in Health Sciences, specialising in Alcohol and Drug Studies, and Masters and Doctorate level studies in these field. For those who are interested in doing only specific courses relevant to their work, these could be taken up individually for a Certificate of Proficiency. This certificate is open to professionals in the field, who may not have a formal undergraduate degree.

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Working with Te Tiriti (6)
MAORIHTH 703 Maori Concepts of Health and Mental Illness

Working with Pacific Peoples (6)
POPLHLTH 739 Introduction to Pacific Health (elective)
POPLPRAC 711 Health Promotion in Pacific Community Development (elective)

Working with people from other cultures (6)

Social Justice (6)

Relating and Communicating (6)
POPLPRAC 707 Theory and Skills in Counselling Practice

Critical Thinking (6)
POPLHLTH 737 Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drug Studies

Professional Responsibility (6)
POPLPRAC 708 A&B Assessment and Interventions with Addiction

Assessment and Intervention Planning (7)
POPLPRAC 708 A&B Assessment and Interventions with Addiction

Intervention Management (7)
POPLPRAC 708 A&B Assessment and Interventions with Addiction

Working with therapeutic Groups, Families and Significant Networks (7)
POPLPRAC 708 A&B Assessment and Interventions with Addiction

Working with Communities (7)
POPLPRAC 708 A&B Assessment and Interventions with Addiction

Public Education (7)
POPLPRAC 708 A&B Assessment and Interventions with Addiction

Consultation and Liaison (6)
POPLPRAC 707 Theory and Skills in Counselling Practice

The following courses may be taken towards a PGDip/Masters in Health Sciences:
POPLHLTH 738: Biology of Addiction
POPLPRAC 712: Project Planning for Lifestyle Change
POPLPRAC 709: Gambling & Health
POPLPRAC 717: Dual Diagnosis 1
POPLPRAC 718: Dual Diagnosis 2

For further information on these programmes and courses please contact:
Dr David Newcombe, Academic Course Coordinator, Ph: (09) 3737 599 Ext 86557
Kashmira Irani, Programme Administrator, Ph: (09) 3737 599 Ext 86549

Graduate Diploma in Addictions (AUT University)

Working with Pacific Clients (Moana House Training Institute)

3.2.1 Demonstrate commitment to the Pacific Peoples Charter
3.2.2 Describe social and historical factors affecting Pacific Peoples
3.2.3 Demonstrate an understanding of Pacific Peoples’ cultural practice
3.2.4 Facilitate culturally safe and appropriate treatment for Pacific clients

Registered as a private training establishment by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority under the provisions of the Education Act 1989 and its subsequent amendments.

He mea rehita na te Mana Tohu Mātauranga o Aotearoa kia tu hei Whai Whakangungu Motuhake i raro i te maru o te Ture Mātauranga 1989 me ona menemana.

For further information contact: Joy Ward, Administrator,
Tel: (03) 477 0842 – Email: moanahouse@xtra.co.nz.

Te Taketake (Moana House Training Institute)

A 2 year level 6 Qualification

The Moana House Training Institute is pleased to offer Te Taketake, a two year Diploma in Applied Addictions Counselling.

Click here to download the enrolment form.

This diploma combines Te Aka and Te Rea with the addition of Te Hauhakenga, practical work and Competencies – the training will take place on seven (7) three day workshops throughout the year. Some of the teaching will be done together, but most of it will take place in separate streams according to the year of study you are in.

On successful completion of the course and the meeting of all requirements, students will be eligible to apply to DAPAANZ for recognition of 12 Competencies towards their registration as DAPAANZ Registered Practitioners.

3.1 Working with Te Tiriti
4.1 Relating and Communicating
5.2 Intervention Management
5.6 Consultation and Liaison
4.2 Critical Thinking
4.3 Professional Responsibility/Ethical Practice

3.4 Social Justice
5.1 Assessment and Intervention Planning
3.3 People of Other Cultures
5.4 Working with Communities
5.5 Public Education
5.3 Working with Therapeutic Groups, Families, and significant networks

We developed the Pacific nations Competency after a lengthy consultation period with Pacific Nations Communities in Auckland, Christchurch and Dunedin. We plan to offer this again this year, please see our calendar list for dates.

As always, these waananga are taught in a bicultural noho marae setting and will take place in Dunedin on the following dates in 2008 –

Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays on :

March 13th – 15th
April 10th – 12th
May 22nd – 24th
June 19th – 21st
August 21st- 23rd
September 25th – 27th
November 20th – 22nd

Tutors are Paraire Huata, Claire Aitken, and Sean Manning. They will be joined by guest presenters in specialised topics at times throughout your training.

You will need to commit to attending all waananga, and to spending at least 10 hours per week for study, assignments, and reading. A caseload, or access to clients, is necessary, as the course is practice focused.