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Addiction Therapy Diploma Course

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  • No time limit for completing your course
  • 150 hours of study
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What will you learn?

The Addiction Therapy Diploma Course has been created with the goal of enabling its students to pursue a rewarding career as an Addiction Therapist; working to help those with ‘traditional’ addictions or other behaviours and negative lifestyle choices, to overcome their afflictions with positive action.

This Addiction Therapy Diploma introduces students to the course by concentrating on the nature of addiction itself. Students will understand basic human needs in relation to addiction and how therapists approach addiction, along with sharing scientific findings and...

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Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

Module 1 Addiction
  • Part 1: Why Do We Become Addicted?
  • Part 2: Addiction and Loneliness
  • Part 3: Hierarchy of Needs
  • Part 4: To Summarise
  • Module 1 Assessment
Module 2 Alcohol
  • Part 1: Understanding Alcohol Problems
  • Part 2: Alcohol Dependence Syndrome
  • Part 3: Alcohol and the Brain
  • Part 4: Individual Factors
  • Part 5: Prescribed Detox Medications
  • Part 6: To Summarise
  • Module 2 Assessment
Module 3 Drugs and Medications
  • Part 1: Drug Abuse
  • Part 2: Energy and Focus Drugs
  • Part 3: Hallucinogens
  • Part 4: Prescription Addiction
  • Part 5: To Summarise
  • Module 3 Assessment
Module 4 Lifestyle and Food
  • Part 1: Smoking
  • Part 2: Eating
  • Part 3: Sugar
  • Part 4: Coffee and Chocolate
  • Part 5: Lactose and Replacement Foods
  • Part 6: Gambling
  • Part 7: To Summarise
  • Module 4 Assessment
Module 5 Therapy Tool Overview
  • Part 1: Perspectives of Psychology
  • Part 2: Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Part 3: Useful Thought Exercises
  • Part 4: Mindfulness
  • Part 5: Resilience
  • Part 6: To Summarise
  • Module 5 Assessment
Module 6 Therapy Outset
  • Part 1: Stage One
  • Part 2: Stage Two
  • Part 3: Stage Three
  • Module 6 Assessment
Module 7 Client Empowerment
  • Part 1: Stage Four
  • Part 2: Stage Five
  • Part 3: Stage Six
  • Part 4: Relapse Prevention Therapy
  • Part 5: To Summarise
Module 8 Career and Business
  • Part 1: Regulation, Accreditation and Marketing
  • Part 2: Business Plan
  • Part 3: Risk Assessment
  • Part 4: To Summarise
  • Module 8 Assessment

Who would benefit from this course?

The Addiction Therapy Diploma Course has been designed to take students from complete novices, to having all the information they need to start a career, or their own business, as an Addiction Therapist.

Although no prior knowledge is needed to take the course, students who are already in a career of care will learn a lot here that could be useful in their roles, and others who would like to understand addiction better will also benefit greatly.

Accreditations

The Addiction Therapy Diploma Course will take you up to 150 hours to complete working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course, it can be studied in your own time at your own pace. This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

This course is registered with the CMA (Complementary Medical Association), which is internationally recognised as the elite force in professional, ethical complementary medicine by professional practitioners, doctors and, increasingly, by the general public. Upon completion of the course you can gain membership to the CMA, which in addition to supplying a professional accreditation, offers a number of benefits, all of which can be found here.

This course is certified by the IAHT (International Alliance of Holistic Therapists), the IAHT is an internationally recognised organisation. The IAHT certify personal development, health, fitness and nutrition courses.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you will receive 3 certificates. An accredited certificate from the awarding body relating to your course, a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course and a certified Diploma certificate from the Centre of Excellence.

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