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Do you want to provide expert care and support for a loved one who is suffering from drug addiction? Are you considering a career in addiction counselling or recovery work? This Addiction & Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis) Integrative 12hrs Course will benefit anyone who wants to broaden their understanding of drug addiction and learn how to deliver early intervention and treatment for those who are struggling with drug abuse.

In this comprehensive course you will start by familiarising with different types of drugs and their effects, including the psychology behind drug addiction and the causes and stages of addiction. Later, you’ll move onto harm reduction strategies and long-term health outcomes, before exploring the psychology behind substance abuse and neurophysiology. Lastly, you will look into the trauma model and early intervention treatments such as holistic addiction therapy.

This course is ideal for anyone who wants to run family support groups or wants to update their career skills in this field. Enrol in this course today and make a difference to vulnerable people’s lives by delivering a successful drug intervention for your loved ones or clients.

What you’ll learn

  • Understand the psychology, causes and cycle of addiction
  • Expand your knowledge of the effects of alcohol, tobacco, cannabis, and other substances
  • Familiarise with the early intervention process and areas of development
  • Broaden your understanding of pharmacotherapies and pharmaceutical drugs
  • Explore the stages of change model of overcoming addiction
  • Develop the skills to deliver a professional intervention for drug abusers or loved ones struggling with substance abuse
  • Learn about the benefits and costs of drug use prevention
  • Gain an understanding of holistic treatment and integrative therapies for treating addiction

Requirements

  • Only requirements is computer with sound
  • Self paced training

Who this course is for:

  • Anyone who wants to learn how to deliver a brief intervention with loved ones using alcohol, ICE & other drugs
  • Advanced practitioners who want to receive updated skills in evidence base best practice from an integrative holistic approach
  • Clinicians and Counsellors that would like to earn 12 points of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) for their counselling peak body (APS, ACA, AASW, CPS, PACFA etc)

Course Curriculum

Promotional Video
Promotional 5 minute video 00:06:00
SAMHI Dual Diagnosis Intro video
SAMHI Dual Diagnosis Intro video and downloadable worksheet PowerPoint slides 00:04:00
Module 1 - Drugs and Effects
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 1 (content part 1 – 4) 00:16:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 2 (content part 5 – 6) 00:20:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 3 (content part 7 – 8) 00:20:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 4 (content part 9) 00:15:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 5 (content part 10) 00:10:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 6 (content 10 – 12) 00:18:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 7 (content part 13) 00:13:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 8 (content part 14) 00:20:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 9 (content part 14) 00:20:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 10 (content part 15 – 18) 00:19:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 1 content part 1 – 2 00:16:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 2 content part 3 – 5 00:18:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 3 content part 6 – 7 00:14:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 4 content part 00:17:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 5 content part 00:18:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 6 content part 00:20:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 7 content part 00:14:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 8 content part 00:11:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 9 content part 00:20:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 10 content part 00:13:00
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health VIDEO PART 1 content part 00:23:00
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health VIDEO PART 2 content part 00:17:00
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health VIDEO PART 3 content part 00:09:00
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health VIDEO PART 4 content part 00:18:00
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health VIDEO PART 5 content part 00:17:00
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health VIDEO PART 1 content part 6 00:11:00
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health VIDEO PART 7 content part 7 00:12:00
Module 4 Brain Works - Neurophysiology
Module 4 Brain Works – Neurophysiology 00:17:00
Module 4 Brain Works – Neurophysiology VIDEO PART 1 content part 00:10:00
Module 4 Brain Works – Neurophysiology VIDEO PART 2 content part 00:17:00
Module 4 Brain Works – Neurophysiology VIDEO PART 3 content part 00:19:00
Module 4 Brain Works – Neurophysiology VIDEO PART 4 content part 00:16:00
Module 4 Brain Works – Neurophysiology VIDEO PART 5 content part 00:11:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 1 content part 1 – 2a – 2f 00:20:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 2 content part 2g 00:15:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 3 content part 2h – 2i 00:15:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 4 content part 3 00:13:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 5 content part 4 00:12:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 6 content part 5 – 7 00:18:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 7 content part 8 00:17:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 7 content partVIDEO PART 8 00:16:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 9 content part 11 00:16:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 10 content part 12 00:18:00
Module 6 Brief & Early Intervention and Tripod of Support
Module 6 Brief & Early Intervention and Tripod of Support VIDEO 1 content part 1 00:18:00
Module 6 Brief & Early Intervention and Tripod of Support VIDEO 2 content part 2 00:20:00
Resources – Addiction & Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis) Integrative 12hrs
Resources – Addiction & Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis) Integrative 12hrs 00:00:00

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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