Addiction Counselling

The course consists of the following units:

  1. The nature of addictions.
  2. Drug & alcohol addiction.
  3. Gambling addiction.
  4. Food and spending addiction.
  5. Sexual addiction.
  6. Internet Addiction.
  7. Using CBT to treat addictions.
  8. CBT in action – case studies.
  9. Addiction counselling.
  10. Addiction referral networks and resources.

Entry Requirements: Level 2 in English, but no prior counselling knowledge required.

Assignments: Five tutor marked assignments based on case studies, applying the theoretical underpinnings described in the course. The assignments are sent one by one.

Exams: No

Prison Support Requirements: Support learners to submit assessments and pass on the certificate when a course is completed.

Tutor Support: Yes

What’s Next? Certificate in Coaching (Level 2); Certificate in Mentoring (Level 2)

Find Out More: From the Institute of Counselling here


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