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Drug & Alcohol Counselling - Level 3

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Methodology Distance Learning
Class hours 120h
Start Different dates available
Delivery of study materials Yes
Support service Yes
  • Course
  • Distance Learning
  • 120h
  • Start:
    Different dates available
  • Delivery of study materials
  • Support service

On this occasion, Emagister presents the Counseling Course on Drugs and Alcohol - Level 3, designed for people who want to become aware of the abuse of drugs and alcohol and on the practice methods to guide and guide clients who consume substances of abuse. improperly.

The course is designed to study at a distance from work or at home. Students receive a course manual, homework and study guide, as well as tutors' support by mail and email. You can start at any time and organize your studies in a period of up to one year from the time of registration.

The course has been certified under the Quality License Schemes of the ABC and Certa Awards. This means that Kendal Publishing has undergone external quality control to ensure that the organization and the courses it offers meet the defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated score, but can be used as evidence of knowledge and skills acquired.

Take advantage of this excellent opportunity to learn and give help to those who need it. If you are interested in this course, please request more information in Emagister so that our advisors can communicate with you as soon as possible.

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· What are the objectives of this course?

Obtain a better understanding about drugs and alcohol misuse. Obtain knowledge about the different types of drugs available and their side effects and use. Obtain a better understanding why people take drugs. Obtain a better understanding about why people use Alcohol. Find out what treatment is available in your area and how to access it. Find out how to set up a drug or alcohol abuse treatment programme in your area. Understand the principles of drug and alcohol misuse counselling

· Qualification

On successful completion of this course students will receive an accredited Level 3 Certificate of Achievement.

Questions & Answers

Hi. Can I start this course straight away ? Also how is it assessed ? Thanks peter
Yes, you can start any time. Your work is assessed by returning your course assignments by email to your course tutor.
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peter wankowicz
5.0 02/10/2019
About the course: Great course materia l- easy to read and understand.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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Anita Thorne
5.0 15/07/2019
About the course: The course was great and so informative. I have gained a lot of knowledge through it. The course material was structured amazingly. The tutors are always easily approachable.
Would you recommend this course?: Yes
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What you'll learn on the course

Alcohol Counselling
Communication Skills
Substance Abuse
Human Psychology
Drug Trial
Quality Training
Human Behaviour
Drug prevention
Substance misuse
Family Therapy
Relapse Prevention
Couples Therapy
Treatment strategies
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Attitudes about drug

Course programme

  • Unit One - Introduction

The following topics are covered: General introduction; Understanding Social use from Substance Abuse, Alcoholism and Addiction; Social Drinking and Drug Abuse; Alcoholism and Drug Addiction; Alcohol and Drug Use Management; and Information on Drugs imports into the UK and the European Union.

  • Unit Two - The A-Z of drugs – effects, risks and the law

The following topics are covered: Introduction; The effects of drugs; The risks associated with drugs; and The law relating to drugs.

  • Unit Three - Alcohol Abuse

The following topics are covered: Introduction; Binge Drinking; The NHS Guidelines; The effect of Alcohol on the Human Body; and Alcohol and Crime.

  • Unit Four - Why People Use Drugs & Alcohol

The following topics are covered: Introduction; Attitudes about drugs; and Drug prevention and awareness.

  • Unit Five - Drug & Alcohol Prevention and Awareness

The following topics are covered: Introduction; and Drug & Alcohol Prevention Programmes in the UK.

  • Unit Six - The Basics of Counselling

The following topics are covered: Introduction; What is counselling; Who is a Counsellor; When is a Counsellor not ready to Council; Who needs counselling; Ten Steps to Counselling; Guidelines for good practice and care.

  • Unit Seven - Traditional Counselling Styles

The following topics are covered: What are the different types of Traditional Counselling; What Counselling; Individual Therapy; Couples Therapy; Family Therapy; Group Therapy; and Who goes to Counselling.

  • Unit Eight - Counselling for Alcohol Problems

The following topics are covered: What are alcohol problems?; What causes alcohol problems?; Identifying alcohol problems; When a client may seek counselling; The aims of alcohol problems counselling; Treatment strategies; The therapeutic approach to treating alcohol problems; The sessions; Relapse prevention; and Conclusion.

  • Unit Nine - Counselling for Substance Misuse

The following topics are covered: What is substance abuse?; What causes substance abuse; Identifying substance abuse; When a client may seek counselling; The aims of substance abuse counselling; Treatment approaches; Tools of the counsellor; The therapeutic process; The sessions; Other considerations for the substance abuse counsellor; and Conclusion.