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DRUG AND ALCOHOL COUNSELLING
 
DRUG AND ALCOHOL COUNSELLING
 
£270.00
 

COURSE CODE 674


 

 

Student Profile

 

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

 

Objectives

 

The objectives of the course are to:

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

 

Study Method

 

The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home.  Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email.  You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of registration. 

 

Pack/Course Contents

 

Studyguide

Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course

Self-assessment activities

Assignments

Tutor support

Assignment marking & feedback

Accreditation

 

 

 

Course Accreditation

 

At the end of this course successful learners will be awarded a certificate of achievement by NCFE. This course has been accredited under NCFE IIQ Licence by Kendal Publishing Limited which has been approved as an NCFE Investing in Quality (IIQ) centre to give formal recognition to our courses. We have designed our training courses specifically to meet the needs of learners who prefer to study from home. The course measurable learning outcomes have been benchmarked at Level 3 (using Ofqual’s Qualification and Credit Framework (QCF) level descriptors) to allow you to consider the depth of study, difficulty, and level of achievement involved.

 

Assessment

 

Assessment takes the form of a series of tutor marked activity questions.

 

Course Duration

 

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies.  The course will take around 120 hours of study to complete.

 

 

Price

 

Please refer to current price list

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LEVEL 2 DRUG & ALCOHOL COUNSELLING

COURSE CONTENT

 

 

The course is divided up into nine units:

 

Unit 1:       Introduction

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

Information on Drugs imports into the UK and the European Union.

 

Unit 2:       The A-Z of drugs – effects, risks and the law

Introduction

The effects of drugs

The risks associated with drugs

The law relating to drugs

 

Unit 3:       Alcohol Abuse

Introduction

Binge Drinking

The NHS Guidelines.

The effect of Alcohol on the Human Body

Alcohol and Crime

 

Unit 4:       Why People use Drugs & Alcohol

Introduction

Attitudes About Drugs

Drug Prevention and Awareness

 

Unit 5:       Drug & Alcohol Prevention and Awareness

Introduction

Drug & Alcohol Prevention Programmes in the UK

 

 

Unit 6:       The Basics of Counselling

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 7:       Traditional Counselling Styles

 What are the different types of Traditional Counselling

What Counselling

Individual Therapy

Couples Therapy

Family Therapy

Group Therapy

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

Conclusion

 

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

 

 



Advantages of this distance learning course:
  • Home Study: you declare when you study, no need to attend class at fixed times and fixed dates. Your study hours fit around you!
  • We will post all the beautifully printed course materials to you. Everything is written in a clear and easy-to-understand format.
  • Start this course anytime of the year! No need to wait until the new academic year starts. Enroll today so soon you'll start improving your CV or re-skill for your new career.
  • Create your own study routine, learn at your own pace, complete your course as quickly or slowly as your circumstance dictate.
  • Your home learning is totally supported by experienced tutors who guide, encourage and assess your progress. You will not be alone because all our tutors are friendly and approachable.


DRUG AND ALCOHOL COUNSELLING
 
DRUG AND ALCOHOL COUNSELLING
 
 
£270.00
 

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