Content

This unit will enable students to explore the theological, psychological and spiritual basis of addiction and support a client wrestling with addiction.

Unit Code: DZ3220S

Points: 18.0

Unit Level: Undergraduate Level 3

Unit Discipline: Counselling

Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Proposing College: Stirling Theological College

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Learning Outcomes

1.

Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical concepts and terminology associated with addiction

2.

Analyse the clinical features of addiction, the addiction cycle and co-occurring disorders

3.

Consider spirituality and addiction particular with respect to sin, pornography and idolatry

4.

Support a client in using psychological, behavioural and spiritual resources to deal with addiction

5.

Demonstrate an understating of pharmacology and neurobiology with respect to addiction

Unit sequence

This is a recommended elective unit within the Advanced Diploma in Counselling and The Bachelor of Counselling

Pedagogy

This unit is an online supported delivery that employs group lecture interaction at the commencement of the unit, online, utilising additional instructor-led material analysis and discussion, and a mid-semester group lecture tutorial. Students can engage in the group lecture through physical or technology enabled attendance.

Assessments

Description Weight (%)

Journal 2500 words

50.0

Essay 2500 words

50.0
Approvals

Unit approved for the University of Divinity by John Capper on 30 Sep, 2019

Unit Record last updated: 2019-11-13 14:34:32 +1100