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Drug and Alcohol Counselling

This course is aimed at those who want to develop their knowledge of drug and alcohol misuse and want to carry out this knowledge to benefit clients with substance misuse issues.

Level 3 / ABC Awards / SH242

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Course Title:Drug and Alcohol Counselling

Awarding Body:ABC awards

Average Duration:120 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Course Description

This course aims to improve the learner’s understanding of how drugs and alcohol can be misused.

The course covers a variety of subjects, such as different types of drugs there are, the possible side effects of these, the understanding behind why people misuse drugs and alcohol, and also what treatments are available and how to access these.

You will gain the ability to effectively counsel people with these problems. Students of this course will develop the skills necessary to set up their own treatment programmes for those with drug and alcohol problems.

Course Info

Course Title:Drug and Alcohol Counselling

Awarding Body:ABC awards

Average Duration:120 hrs

Course Support:12 months expert tutor support

Previous Knowledge

The good news is that there is no previous knowledge required to complete this course. If you would like to learn increase your knowledge in either counselling or substance misuse as independent fields, NCC provide both a general counselling diploma and a responding to substance misuse course.

Assessment

This programme is fully assessed via Tutor Marked Assignments. Upon completion of each module the learner will be required to complete a series of tasks, requiring essay style answers, which are sent to the tutor for marking.

Upon completion of all the course assignments the work is then subject to internal and external moderation to ensure consistency, fairness and that all standards have been properly applied and met.

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.

ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

Module 1 – Introduction
Module 2 – The A-Z of Drugs – Effects, Risks and the Law
Module 3 – Alcohol Abuse
Module 4 – Why People Use Drugs & Alcohol
Module 5 – Drug & Alcohol Prevention and Awareness
Module 6 – The Basics of Counselling
Module 7 – Traditional Counselling Styles
Module 8 – Counselling for Alcohol Problems
Module 9 – Counselling for Substance Misuse

You will receive the course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support by mail and email. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that unlimited support is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

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Course Description

This course aims to improve the learner’s understanding of how drugs and alcohol can be misused.

The course covers a variety of subjects, such as different types of drugs there are, the possible side effects of these, the understanding behind why people misuse drugs and alcohol, and also what treatments are available and how to access these.

You will gain the ability to effectively counsel people with these problems. Students of this course will develop the skills necessary to set up their own treatment programmes for those with drug and alcohol problems.

Previous Knowledge

The good news is that there is no previous knowledge required to complete this course. If you would like to learn increase your knowledge in either counselling or substance misuse as independent fields, NCC provide both a general counselling diploma and a responding to substance misuse course.

Assessment

This programme is fully assessed via Tutor Marked Assignments. Upon completion of each module the learner will be required to complete a series of tasks, requiring essay style answers, which are sent to the tutor for marking.

Upon completion of all the course assignments the work is then subject to internal and external moderation to ensure consistency, fairness and that all standards have been properly applied and met.

You will receive the course manual, assignments and study guide plus tutor support by mail and email. Our student support team are also available for any other queries that you may have whilst completing your course. You can be assured that unlimited support is available for your home study course, so there is no need to struggle or feel isolated during your studies.

Module 1 – Introduction
Module 2 – The A-Z of Drugs – Effects, Risks and the Law
Module 3 – Alcohol Abuse
Module 4 – Why People Use Drugs & Alcohol
Module 5 – Drug & Alcohol Prevention and Awareness
Module 6 – The Basics of Counselling
Module 7 – Traditional Counselling Styles
Module 8 – Counselling for Alcohol Problems
Module 9 – Counselling for Substance Misuse

Awarding Organisation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme.

The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.

To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of difficulty involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Kendal Publishing to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements.

ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

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WAS £300.00

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