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Understanding Addictions Diploma

Understanding Addictions Diploma

[ UMNH07 ]

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ABOUT THIS COURSE

    Course Length - 12 Months
    Award Received - UK Distance Learning and Publishing Diploma
    Course Code: MNH07


Interested in helping addicts? Keen to learn about counselling? Then this would be an excellent course for you. It covers everything from an exploration of addiction to understanding the different types of addiction like drink, drugs, gambling shopping and sex. It also covers diagnosis medication and legislation. This course will be particularly valuable to anyone working in, or planning to work in, addiction counselling.

Course Description

This is an excellent course if you are considering a career as an Addiction Counsellor.

Addiction affects hundreds and thousands of people and there is a national shortage of trained therapists to assist them.

This course will give you an understanding of addiction. On completion, our Counselling and Psychotherapy or CBT course would be a great follow-on.

Benefits

Understand all about addiction
Offers a flexible alternative to face-to-face training courses

Course Content

What is an Addiction?
Drug Addiction
Drug Classifications
Alternative Names
Alcohol Addiction
Effect of Drinking
Gambling Addiction
Shopping Addiction
Sex Addiction
Causes of Addiction
Diagnosis
Treatment
Treatment: Medications
Legislation
Associated Conditions
Working as an Addiction Therapist
Therapist's Toolbox
Useful Tools
Resources
Glossary
Useful Contacts
Addiction
References

Qualification Information

UK Distance Learning and Publishing Diploma

Method Of Study

    The course comes to you as a proper paper-based pack, not as an electronic password
    You will get full tutor support via email
    You will receive feedback on your assignments from our experienced tutors
    You will be given guidance through the Study Guide on the nuts and bolts of studying and submitting assignments
    Postal assignments cannot be accepted without prior permission from the tutor
    You must have access to email in order to contact your tutor


Method of Assessment

The course contains a number of assignments which your tutor will mark and give you valuable feedback on. We call these Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs). You need only send the TMAs to your tutor for comment, not the self-assessment exercises which are also part of the course to help you gauge your progress.

Course Length Information

This course can be taken over a 12 month period but you can complete it as fast or as slowly as you wish.

Tutor Support

You will have access to a tutor via email who will mark your work, guide you through the course and assist you with any problems you may have. In addition you will be supplied with a comprehensive Study Guide which will help you through the study and assessment process.


 

 

 

 

 

 


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