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Course Overview

Millions of people in the UK are suffering from some form of addiction, with the most common being alcohol and drug addiction. Sometimes, individuals can overcome their addictions on their own or through the help of loved ones, but in some cases, a person may need specialist support – which is where the role of an Addiction Counsellor comes in.

In this Addiction Therapist Training Course, you will learn about the different types of addiction and fields of counselling, as well as the skills and qualities of a successful Addiction Counsellor. It provides practical and theoretical knowledge that can be applied in a real-life context, with case studies to provide a narrative to each module.

This course is ideal for aspiring counselling professionals, covering key topics such as ethics in counselling, the root cause of addiction, and the impact of addiction on mental health. You’ll learn how to conduct both individual and group therapy sessions, as well as gain an excellent understanding of training and career importunities in this field.

Develop up-to-date professional skills and take steps toward a successful career in addiction counselling

What You Will Learn

This Addiction Counselling Certificate is a formal qualification that can be added to your resume as aspiring counselling professional. You’ll learn about the role of an Addiction Counsellor, as well as the models and theories in addiction counselling.

  • What is Counselling? A General Introduction
  • The Benefits, Purposes & Aims of Counselling
  • An Overview of the Different Fields of Counselling
  • Skills & Qualities of an Excellent Counsellor
  • How to Conduct Group Counselling Sessions
  • Understanding Ethics in Counselling
  • Understanding the Root Cause of Addiction
  • The Role & Responsibilities of an Addiction Counsellor
  • Models and Theories in Addiction Counselling
  • Training and Career Opportunities

Why You Should Choose This Course From iStudy

Study at your own pace

Full Tutor support on weekdays (Monday – Friday)

Fully compatible with any device

Free Printable PDF Certificate immediately after completion

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course

No hidden fees or exam charges

CPD Qualification Standards and IAO accredited

Efficient exam system, assessment, and instant results

Our customer support team is always ready to help you

Gain professional skills and better earning potential

Certification

After completing the course you’ll receive a free printable CPD accredited PDF certificate. Hard Copy certificate is also available, and you can get one for just £9!

Accreditation

This course is accredited by Continuing Professional Development (CPD). It is a recognised independent accreditation service.

Enrol today and learn something new with iStudy.

You’ll find a full breakdown of the course curriculum down below, take a look and see just how much this course offers. We’re sure you’ll be satisfied with this course.

Course Curriculum

Counselling
What is Counselling? 00:15:00
Purpose and Aims of Counselling 00:15:00
Fields of Counselling 00:15:00
Counselling Theories 00:15:00
Skills Needed in Counselling 00:30:00
Group Counselling 00:30:00
Ethics in Counselling 00:15:00
Conducting Sessions 00:30:00
Addiction Recovery
Addiction Counselling Basics 01:00:00
Realize That You Need Help 01:00:00
Realize the Importance of Selecting the Correct Treatment 01:00:00
Work On Identifying the Source of Why You Have an Addiction 01:00:00
Have an Open Mind 01:00:00
Be Honest With Yourself and Others 01:00:00
The Dangers of Not Getting Help When You Need It 00:30:00
Addiction Counselling
Introduction to Addiction Counselling 00:15:00
Adlerian Psychology 00:30:00
Behavioral Therapy 00:15:00
Brief Therapy 00:30:00
Role of Addiction Counsellor 00:30:00
Goals and Objectives of Individual Drug Counseling 00:15:00
Treatment Initiation 00:15:00
Dealing With Problems That Arise 00:15:00
Counsellor Characteristics and Training 00:15:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam-Addiction Counselling Certificate Course 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam-Addiction Counselling Certificate Course 00:20:00

FAQs

This course is for anyone who's interested in this topic and wants to learn more about it. This course will also help you gain potential professional skills.

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.

You can study this course from wherever and whenever you want. You can study at your own pace and from any device. Just log in to your account from any device and start learning!

Yes, there is a test at the end of the course. Once you’ve completed all the modules of the course, you will have to give a multiple-choice test. The questions will be based on the topics of the modules you studied. And of course, you can take the test at any time, from any device and from anywhere you want.

Don’t worry if you fail the test, you can retake it as many times as you want.

You don’t have to wait a minute after your payment has been received, you can begin immediately. You will create your login details during the checkout process and we will also send you an email confirming your login details.

We make the payment process easy for you. You can either use your Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Solo cards or PayPal account to pay for the online course. We use the latest SSL encryption for all transactions, so your order is safe and secure.

After you complete the course, you’ll immediately receive a free printable PDF certificate. Hard Copy certificate is also available, and you can get one for just £9! You may have to wait for 3 to 9 days to get the hard copy certificate.

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