Psychosocial Studies in Substance Use part time BA (Hons)

Bachelor's degree

In Bangor

£ 11,750 VAT inc.

Description

  • Type

    Bachelor's degree

  • Location

    Bangor (Wales)

  • Duration

    6 Years

  • Start date

    September

This course is an exciting and innovative programme which is set to respond to individuals and organisations who are involved either directly or indirectly with the Drugs and Alcohol misuse sector.

Facilities

Location

Start date

Bangor (Gwynedd)
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LL57 2DG

Start date

SeptemberNow taking bookings

About this course

The programme will be of value to anyone currently working in the Substance Misuse field who may have practical experience but for whom the theoretical framework would allow them to enhance their knowledge and up skill their practice. This programme would also be suitable for those who have an interest in developing their career in this area or simply wanting to undertake some of the individual modules that are of particular interest.

For entry on to this course you do not need any particular academic qualifications. However students are expected to be able to work to degree level study. We recognise that many students will come from a range of work places or interest areas and past experience and/or qualifications will be taken into account. All applications will be considered and you will be invited to attend an interview to discuss the course. We welcome enquiries about accreditation for prior learning, experiential learning and credit transfer. Guidance on this process can be discussed at interview.

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Subjects

  • IT
  • Part Time
  • Substance misuse
  • Substance Use
  • Work Placement
  • Psychosocial Studies in Substance Use
  • Psychosocial Studies
  • Drugs and Alcohol Counselling
  • Introduction to Groupwork
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Introduction to Suicide and Self Harm
  • Learning to Learn
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Substance Misuse: A Biopsychosocial Approach
  • Substances: Crime, Law and the Criminal Justice System
  • Understanding Self Harm and Suicide
  • Psychosocial Interventions for Polydrug Use
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • IT
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • IT

Course programme

What will you study on this course? Course modules will consist of compulsory and optional modules which include: Introduction to Drugs and Alcohol Counselling Introduction to Groupwork Motivational Interviewing Introduction to Suicide and Self Harm Learning to Learn Work Placement Relapse Prevention Substance Misuse: A Biopsychosocial Approach Substance Misuse: Working with Children and Young People Substances: Crime, Law and the Criminal Justice System Understanding Self Harm and Suicide Psychosocial Interventions for Polydrug Use Dual Diagnosis All modules are mapped to relevant National Occupational Standards (NOS). When taking this degree you will be required to register for the Work Placement module. This involves six days in total carried out in two x 3 day attendances at either or both the following locations: Tyn Rodyn, which provides a residential rehabilitation programme, located near the centre of Bangor. Hafan Wen, is a detoxifying and treatment centre in Wrexham and is located at Maelor Hospital. Since a number of the modules involve working with vulnerable adults, you must satisfy statutory vetting for fitness to work with vulnerable adults and will be required to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service form and pay the appropriate fee before you can be offered a place on the degree.

Psychosocial Studies in Substance Use part time BA (Hons)

£ 11,750 VAT inc.