|Programme Name||Certificate in Universal Treatment for Substance Use Disorders (Level 4) (Quota Based) *No new admission for 2022|
The programme is focused on substance use prevention and management of client with substance related disorders in the community setting. Students will be introduced to the different types of psychoactive substances and their impact on the psychological, physical, behavioural and social aspects of a client. They will explore the different strategies for the prevention of substance use and management of the client who is in recovery. Furthermore, basic counselling and motivational interview skills will be taught. The programme consists of eight (8) courses, will be taught in two semesters and will adopt an interactive learning approach using face to face mode of teaching.
1. A pass in Year 12 Examination or equivalent with a 50% in English. 2. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) refers to the recognition by the University of a person’s abilities, skills and knowledge acquired through training, education, work experience and/or life experience prior to attempting to join the University and/or a related programme of the University, and that recognition is processed for credit points at the University (UASR). 3. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or currently employed in the: Police, Military, Prison, NGOs, Social Welfare Department, Ministry of Youth, social and community volunteers with a letter of good standing from the employer or community leader.
|Credit Points Required||120|
|Estimated Tution Fees - Local (FJD)||$4,944.00|
|Estimated Tution Fees - Regional||$7,416.00|
|Core Units||Offered In|
|NUR460 - Physiology and Pharmacology for Addiction Professionals||Semester 1|
|NUR461 - Treatment for Substance Use Disorders - The Continuum of Care for Addiction Professionals||Semester 1|
|NUR462 - Common Co-Occurring Mental and Medical Disorders - An Overview for Addiction Professionals||Semester 1|
|NUR463 - Intake, Screening, Assessment, Treatment Planning and Documentation for Addiction Professionals||Semester 1|
|NUR464 - Ethics in Counselling for Addiction Professionals.||Semester 2|
|NUR465 - Basic Counselling Skills for Addiction Professionals||Semester 2|
|NUR466 - Crisis Intervention and Psycho-education for Addiction Professionals.||Semester 2|
|NUR467 - Case Management for Addiction Professionals||Semester 2|