Diploma In Addiction Therapy Online Course

Pursue A Rewarding Career As An Addiction Therapist

Diploma In Addiction Therapy Online Course

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Pursue A Rewarding Career As An Addiction Therapist

This Addiction Therapy 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 psychological studies that explore how some people are affected, while others are not.

Recent findings in the area of alcohol addiction are presented to students; increasing understanding with up-to-date knowledge, alongside general ideas of the hows and whys of alcoholism. Students will also learn about drug addiction highlighting that the addictive nature of medications prescribed by doctors can be just as addictive as illegal drugs, despite the social implications of each being different.

Who would benefit from this course?

The Addiction Therapy 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.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Addiction Therapy
  2. Comprehensive 8 module Accredited Certificate in Addiction Therapy Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Therapy experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device
  9. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, 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 certificate of completion.

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

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

The Addiction Therapy 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, and offers a number of benefits.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified course certificate and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

About this Course

Pursue A Rewarding Career As An Addiction Therapist

This Addiction Therapy 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 psychological studies that explore how some people are affected, while others are not.

Recent findings in the area of alcohol addiction are presented to students; increasing understanding with up-to-date knowledge, alongside general ideas of the hows and whys of alcoholism. Students will also learn about drug addiction highlighting that the addictive nature of medications prescribed by doctors can be just as addictive as illegal drugs, despite the social implications of each being different.

Who would benefit from this course?

The Addiction Therapy 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.

Course Fast Facts:

  1. Learn the fundamentals of Addiction Therapy
  2. Comprehensive 8 module Accredited Certificate in Addiction Therapy Online Course
  3. Study along with simple instructions & demonstrations
  4. Written and developed by leading Therapy experts
  5. Receive one-on-one online help & support
  6. Unlimited, lifetime access to online course
  7. Certificate of completion awarded with passing score for the online assessment
  8. Study at your own pace with no rigid class timetables, 24/7 from any computer or smart device
  9. Download printer friendly course content

Course Delivery

Courses are accessed online by any device including PC, tablet or Smart Phone. Upon purchase an automated welcome email will be sent to you (please check your junk email inbox if not received as this is an automated email), in order for you to access your online course, which is Available 24/7 on any computer or smart mobile device.

Recognition & Accreditation

Upon completion of your course assessment, 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 certificate of completion.

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

Entry requirements

Students must have basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Minimum education

Open entry. Previous schooling and academic achievements are not required for entry into this course.

Computer requirements

Students will need access to a computer and the internet. 

Minimum specifications for the computer are:

Windows:

  • Microsoft Windows XP, or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Internet Explorer 8 or later, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

MAC/iOS

  • OSX/iOS 6 or later
  • Modern and up to date Browser (Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

All systems

  • Internet bandwidth of 1Mb or faster
  • Flash player or a browser with HTML5 video capabilities(Currently Internet Explorer 9, Firefox, Chrome, Safari)

Students will also need access the following applications:

Adobe Acrobat Reader

The Addiction Therapy 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, and offers a number of benefits.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certified course certificate and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

Upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional).

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

This course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.

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Course Summary

Course ID No.: 012CE4
Delivery Mode: Online
Course Access: Unlimited lifetime access-Study at your own pace
Tutor Support: Yes
Time required: 150 hours of study
Assessments: Yes
Qualification: Certificate

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