1. NAME OF COURSE  / MODULE DRUG REHABILITATION COUNSELING
2. COURSE CODE ABA 3213
3. NAME(S) OF ACADEMIC STAFF DR. MOHAMAD ISA AMAT
4. RATIONALE FOR THE INCLUSION OF THE COURSE/MODULE IN THE PROGRAMME This course is developed for the third year student as an exposure to the drug rehabilitation counseling knowledge and skills. Theories on the use and abuse of drugs, addiction and rehabilitation of drugs as well as strategies and skills on prevention and treatment of addiction is explored.
5. SEMESTER & YEAR OFFERED Semester 5 & Year 3
6. TOTAL STUDENT LEARNING TIME (SLT)

 

 

Face to face:

L T P/SCL
28 13 13

 

Non-Face to face

O Preparation for final Final Exam
51 12 3

L=lecture ; T=Tutorial; P=Practical (Lab); O=Others (Exam)

Total Guided and Independent Learning:

28+13+13+51+12+3=120
7. CREDIT VALUE 120/40= 3 (3 credit)
8. PREREQUISITE (IF ANY) Nil
9. OBJECTIVES
  1. To explain the models of addiction in rehabilitation counseling.
  2. To demonstrate skills and techniques that could be used in the process of rehabilitation counseling.
  3. To communicate scientific ideas and findings with students, peers, colleagues and public
10. LEARNING OUTCOMES At the end of the course, students are able to:

  1. Demonstrate the methods used in dealing with addiction (LO2-C2)
  2. Analyze the models used in drug rehabilitation counseling (LO3-CTPS2)
  3. Comply with the ethics and professionalism in addiction counseling (LO6)
11. TRANSFERABLE SKILLS Student should be able to develop a good understanding of prevention and treatment in addictions counseling and be able to apply it in their counseling practice.
12. TEACHING-LEARNING AND ASSESSMENT STRATEGY Teaching-learning strategy:

  • The course will be taught through a combination of formal lectures, tutorial, lab, group work, presentation. Collaborative teamwork will be fostered throughout the course especially through assignments. The use of examination and assignment will assess the student’s ability to apply theoretical concept in real context.

Assessment strategy:

  • Formative
  • Summative
13. SYNOPSIS This course will discuss on aspects relating to the introduction and rehabilitation of drug abuse. Social and behavioral theories on the use and abuse of drugs, addiction and rehabilitation of drugs will be explored. Besides that, topics such as basic prevention, stages of change, motivational interviewing and theories will also be discussed.
14. MODE OF DELIVERY Lectures, tutorials, videos and lab
15. Assessment methods and types
Component %
Continuous Assessment

  • Group assignment
  • Organizing a workshop
 

30

30

Final examination 40
Total 100
16. Content outline of the course/module and SLT per topic

 

Topics FACE TO FACE SELF-STUDY EXAM TOTAL SLT
Lecture Tutorial Practical/SCL Assignment Library search Revision Cont. Assessment Final Exam
Introduction and historical background 2 1 1 1 1 1  

7

Etiology 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 8
Types of drugs 2 1 1 1 1 1 2 9
Pharmacology 2 1 1 3 1 1 2 11
Drug and enforcement 2 1 1 1 2 1 1 9
Drug and prevention 4 2 2 3 2 1 2 16
Drug treatment and rehabilitation 6 2 2 3 2 2 2 19
Motivational interviewing 4 2 2 3 2 2 2 17
Relapse prevention 2 1 1 3 1 1 2 11
Professional issues and ethics 2 1 1 2 1 1 2 10
Final exam 3 3
Total 28 13 13 21 14 12 16 3 120
17 References Main references supporting the course

  1. Capuzzi, D. & Stauffer, M.D. (2014). Foundations of Addictions Counseling. Second Edition. US: Pearson New International Edition. Pearson Education Limited.
  2. Mohamed Izham Mohamed Ibrahim, Razak Lajis & Mohd. Isa Abdul Majid (Eds). (2005). Mengenali Dadah dan Bahayanya Terhadap Masyarakat. (3rd Ed). Kuala Lumpur: DBP
  3. Hussain Habil & Mustafa Ali Mohd. (2003). Penyalahgunaan Dadah: Hidup Tak Bererti Maut Menanti. (2nd Ed). Kuala Lumpur: DBP.
  4. Miller, G. (2005). Learning the Language of Addiction Counseling. 2nd Edition. NJ: John Wiley & Son.
  5. US Department of Health and Human Services. (2011). Technical Assistance Publication Series 21 (TAP 21). Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).

 

Mapping of the course/module to the Program Learning Outcomes

TOPIC

Contact hours (week)

Lesson Learning Outcome PLO KI Teaching & Learning Activities Assessment Tasks
TOPIC 1: Introduction and historical background

2

(WK1)

Be able to explain the historical background of addictions counseling LO1 C2 Classroom lecture and discussion Written Examination

 

TOPIC 2: Etiology

2

(WK2)

  1. Be able to explain the etiology and models of addiction
LO1 C2 Classroom lecture and discussion

Classroom problem solving

Written Examination
TOPIC 3: Types of drugs

2

(WK 3)

  1. Be able to explain and compare the differences between types of drugs
LO1 C2 Classroom lecture and discussion

Classroom problem solving

Instructor evaluation of written report/research findings

Written Examination

TOPIC 4: Pharmacology

2

(WK 4)

  1. Be able to explain the brain system and how addiction affects the brain
LO1 C2 Classroom lecture and discussion

Classroom problem solving

Instructor evaluation of written report

Written Examination

TOPIC 5: Drug and enforcement

2

(WK 5)

  1. Be able to explain the relationship between drug addiction and enforcement
LO1 C2 Classroom lecture and discussion

Classroom problem solving

Case study-research on any one of the class topics (group)

Group presentation

Instructor evaluation of written report/research findings

Written Examination

TOPIC 6: Drug and prevention

4

(WK6 &7)

  1. Be able to explain the relationship between drug addiction and prevention
LO2 CTPS2 Classroom lecture and discussion

Classroom problem solving

Group presentation

Instructor evaluation of written report

Written Examination

TOPIC 7: Drug treatment and rehabilitation

6

(W8-10)

  1. Be able to explain the relationship between drug addiction and prevention
  2. Demonstrate addiction counseling techniques that could be used in the process of counseling process
LO2 CTPS2 Classroom lecture and discussion

Demonstration of counseling technique through role-play

Watch video on treatment

Assign: interviewing an addict or a rehabilitation center

Instructor evaluation of written report

Instructor evaluation of individual interview

Written Examination

TOPIC 8: Motivational interviewing

4

(WK11-12)

Demonstrate addiction counseling techniques that could be used in the process of counseling process LO2 CTPS2 Classroom lecture and discussion

Demonstration of counseling technique through role-play

Group presentation

Instructor evaluation of written report

Written Examination

TOPIC 9: Relapse prevention

2

(WK13)

  1. Demonstrate addiction counseling techniques that could be used in the process of counseling process
LO2 CTPS2 Classroom lecture and discussion

Classroom problem solving

Group presentation

Instructor evaluation of written report

Written Examination

TOPIC 10: Professional issues and ethics

2

(WK14)

  1. Be able to explain the professional issues and ethics of addiction counselors
LO2 CTPS2 Classroom lecture and discussion

Classroom problem solving

Group presentation

Instructor evaluation of written report

Written Examination