This Diploma course has two modules:
Module 1: Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CR100)
Module 2: Certificate in Addiction Counselling (SCQF credit rated) (CR350)
Module 1 will give you a solid foundation to build your addiction counselling studies on.
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is based on the premise that our
interpretation of an event is crucial in determining how we feel and
react. Where beliefs and thought patterns are negative or unrealistic, a
variety of problems may occur leading to possible emotional disorders. CBT aims to alleviate emotional distress. CBT has proved to be very
effective in treating clients who have addiction issues.
Module 2—Addiction Counselling:
- The nature of addictions.
- Drug & alcohol addiction.
- Gambling addiction.
- Food and spending addictions.
- Sexual addiction.
- Internet Addiction.
- Using CBT to treat addictions.
- CBT in action - case studies.
- Addiction counselling.
- Addiction referral networks and resources.
The diploma course includes current research, lists of textbooks and
websites. Dynamic graphics and photos fully illustrate the advanced
skills used in addiction counselling.
Materials supplied with this course
20 Lessons and 8 tutor marked assignments are supplied in PDF and Word format, supplemented with suggested background reading.
Linkages to other courses
Diploma in Addiction Counselling
Course 3500 is non-accredited and therefore although covering similar
issues does not have the same academic rigour to the on-going
assessment. It may be more suitable for a student who already has a
Accredited or CPD
The Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy modules and the Certificate in Addiction Counselling are credit rated by the IoC. Each module carries 20 points at SCQF level 8 (2nd year BA/BSc). These
points may be used towards gaining a degree in a similar topic.
Cost - £499.00
You can pay the full price or pay a deposit of £79.00,
followed by 6 monthly payments of £70.00