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Certificate in Drugs and Alcohol Counselling

Why take this course?

Drugs and Alcohol Counselling is one of the fastest growing counselling services in the UK. This is your opportunity to gain an award that will enhance your career and counselling practice.

This Certificate Course will be of specific interest to those working in Healthcare Professions. It will also be relevant to people in social work areas, teachers and those involved in pastoral work.

Learning Method

On-Line/Distance Learning


Course Details

Course Number: 153
Course Fee: £299.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £80.00 (0% APR), followed by 3 monthly payments of £73.00
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Course Content
Course 153 -  Drugs and Alcohol Counselling will cover the following topics:

  • Legal Matters Relating to Drugs
  • The Aetiology of Addiction
  • Casualty
  • Reasonable Use and the Prevention of Addiction
  • Behavioural Theory
  • Assessing the Problem, the Person, and their Suitability for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Engagement and Treatment Planning
  • Structuring the Treatment Programme
  • Firming Up Commitment: The End of the Beginning
  • Disengagement and Beyond

Materials supplied with this course

10 lessons and 5 tutor marked assignments. Information given includes current research, a note of recommended textbooks and websites.

Credit Rated or CPD
In addition to the course certificate awarded by the Institute successful candidates are also awarded a "Certificate of CPD" for their portfolio. Although this is a non-credit rated course it has proved popular with those who wish to study this specialism. 

Cost - £299.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £80.00,
followed by 3 monthly payments of £73.00

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