“I found this course and the method so easy to follow that I am thinking of starting another course as soon as I finish this one” Keith R
Drug, Solvent & Alcohol Abuse Counselling Course
Alcohol and drug addiction to alcohol is an endemic and growing problem in today’s society. The condition is exacerbated by the fact that it is often hidden from the very people who could help.
About Our Drug, Solvent & Alcohol Abuse Counselling Course
This Drug, Solvent & Alcohol Abuse Counselling course outlines in an easy and approachable way the basics for an appreciation of alcohol and drug-related problems. The aim is to enable the student to undertake individual assessments, provide help where it is possible and within the person’s capabilities and to refer patients to the appropriate agencies where this is not possible. You will acquire knowledge and skills that will help you to do this and assist in alleviating the suffering of so many individuals and their families.
What are my options after the Drug, Solvent & Alcohol Abuse Counselling course?
Become a substance misuse worker. There is a wide range of work available to substance abuse professionals; these include including drug testing and assessments, care planning, education, guidance, advice and support plus psychological interventions such as counselling. Opportunities exist in both the public, private and non-profit sectors with a potential starting salary of c.£20,000*pa.
Foundation degree. If you want to go on to a university degree, this qualification might make you eligible to take a drug and alcohol counselling foundation degree.
Build your career. To advance your career in this field there is the opportunity to continue training to be an addictions psychotherapist and work in social services or for a health agency, or possibly in hospitals, special clinics, or private practice.
*Source: ahealthcareer.co.uk, Oct. 2012