Certificate in Drugs and Alcohol Counselling


Drugs and Alcohol Counselling is one of the fastest growing counselling services in the UK. This is your opportunity to gain a qualification that will enhance your career and counselling practice.

This Certificate Course will be of specific interest to those working in Healthcare Professions. It will also be relevant to people in social work areas, teachers and those involved in pastoral work.

What you will learn

Course 153 - Drugs and Alcohol Counselling will cover the following topics:

Legal Matters Relating to Drugs
The Aetiology of Addiction
Reasonable Use and the Prevention of Addiction
Behavioural Theory
Assessing the Problem, the Person, and their Suitability for Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Engagement and Treatment Planning
Structuring the Treatment Programme
Firming Up Commitment: The End of the Beginning
Disengagement and Beyond

Further information

Institute of Counselling
Institute of Counselling
6 Months
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Contact Information

Institute of Counselling

40 St Enoch Square
G1 4DH