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Drug, Solvent & Alcohol Abuse Counselling Diploma

TQUK
£199.99
£30.00
  • About This Course

    Addiction to alcohol and drugs is a widespread illness made even more serious because it is so often concealed.

    This substance abuse counselling course sets out in simple form the essentials for understanding alcohol and drug problems in order to make individual assessments, give appropriate help within one’s own competence and to make referrals to the relevant agencies where necessary. The course aims to enable the student to acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to help the suffering individual and their family members into recovery.

  • Course lessons

    Introduction

    The qualities needed to counsel others in the therapeutic setting. The first part of the course will concentrate on drugs, addiction, counselling and the rehabilitation process. Towards the end of the course we will cover this in relation to alcohol addiction, counselling and the treatment process.

    Assignment one:

    The emotional factors in dependency and addiction

    Getting the basic data from the client.

    Assignment two:

    Basic Counselling Skills

    Basic Interview Skills

    Assignment three:

    The counselling relationship

    Motivational skills

    Assignment four:

    Counselling the addicted

    Drugs and the Law

    Assignment five:

    Comprehensive information on drugs

    Recognition

    Identity

    Effects

    Assignment six:

    Continuation of information on drugs

    Glue, gases and aerosols

    Anabolic Steroids

    Assignment seven:

    Coping with cravings

    Coping with boredom

    Warning signs of a relapse

    Planning a change

    Assignment eight:

    Detoxication and rehabilitation of the user

    Assignment nine:

    What you should now about addiction to alcohol

    Effects of alcohol to the body

    Effects of alcohol to the family

    Assignment ten:

    Conducting the diagnostic interview

    Assignment eleven:

    Counsellors assessment and diagnosis of the problem

    Assignment twelve:

    Creating a treatment plan in relation to alcoholism

    Assignment thirteen:

    Treating the individual

    Assignment fourteen:

    Patient/Client programmes

  • Accreditation

    This course has been accredited by Online Academies. On successful completion of this course you will be able to download or print off a PDF of your Online Academies Certificate (please note: you will also be given the opportunity to have a hard copy of the certificate printed off and posted out to you for a small additional charge). If you would like to view a sample of the certificate, please click here.

    On completion of your course you will also be able to have your certificate endorsed and accredited by TQUK for recognised CPD Hours.

    Training Qualifications UK (TQUK) are an Ofqual regulated awarding body. They pride themselves on being the most agile and forward thinking awarding body in the UK. TQUK provide independent endorsement of our CPD courses giving learners assurance that their course will help them gain the necessary skills and experience in their chosen subject area.

     

    Assessment

    At the conclusion of each module there is a multiple choice question assessment. This will help you remember the main points of the lesson and act as a check that you have retained the essential knowledge and understanding of that particular section. The results can be seen instantaneously and you can correct wrong answers. When the result is satisfactory you can progress to the next module.

    Course Outcomes

    Once you have successfully completed all the modules for your course you will be awarded:

    A Diploma issued by Online Academies

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