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Drug & Alcohol Abuse Counselling Level 3 Course


  • 120h - Flexible
  • 2 students have purchased
  • Express
UK Open College
Unit E9, Castle Vale Enterprise Park B35 6LJ See in Google maps
UK online provider of distance learning and home study courses. Over 200 accredited courses in a variety of subjects including. A Levels, childcare, bookkeeping, Sage accounting and nutrition. Enrol online anytime of the year, totally flexible, materials and support provided.


  • Easy to follow
  • Make your own study schedule and take advantage of online tutoring hours
  • Obtain a certified diploma once you finish the course.


This home learning course is designed for people who wish to gain an awareness of drug & alcohol misuse and practice methods of counselling clients who misuse substances.

Unit 1 - Intriduction 
General introduction
Understanding Social use from Substance Abuse,
Alcoholism and Addiction
Social Drinking and Drug Abuse
Alcoholism and Drug Addiction
Alcohol and Drug Use
Information on Drugs imports into the UK and the European Union.

Unit 2 - The A-Z of Drugs - Effects, Risks and the Law
The effects of drugs
The risks associated with drugs
The law relating to drugs

Unit 3 - Alcohol Abuse
Binge Drinking
The NHS Guidelines.
The effect of Alcohol on the Human Body
Alcohol and Crime

Unit 4 - Why People Use Drugs and Alcohol
Attitudes About Drugs
Drug Prevention and Awareness

Unit 5 - Drug & Alcohol Prevention & Awareness
Drug & Alcohol Prevention Programmes in the UK

Unit 6 - The Basics of Counselling 
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 7 - Traditional Counselling Style
What are the different types of Traditional Counselling
What Counselling
Individual Therapy
Couples Therapy
Family Therapy Group
Who goes to Counselling

Unit 8 - Counselling for Alcohol Problems
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

Unit 9 - Counselling for Substance Misuse
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 Conclusion


Thanks to this offer, valid exclusively for one person, you will obtain a Drug & Alcohol Abuse Counselling Level 3 Course.

How to register

By buying the course in Emagister Express, you will obtain an access coupon. We will send you the codes and keys to the coupon. Send the coupon code and the key to Info@ukopencollege.co.uk. The training provider will then give you access to the course.

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