Field          Community and Social Services


Revision of Mental Health and Addiction Support unit standard 26984





Health, Disability, and Aged Support

Mental Health and Addiction Support



Careerforce, the Community Support Services ITO Ltd, has completed the revision of the unit standard listed above.


Date new version published                                                             September 2011


Planned review date                                                                           December 2016




The unit standard listed above was registered in March 2011.  The sector has recommended that evidence requirement 1.2 is amended in order to better align the assessment requirements of this unit standard with its level and credits.


Main changes


·      Evidence requirement 1.2 was amended to indicate that the effects of classifying mental health issues must be described in terms of their potential impact on mental health and addiction service users and their natural supports.