Advanced Certificate in Addictions Counselling

This practical, informative and relevant course is designed to enhance the student’s understanding of the addiction recovery process. It will give you crucial insights and teach you techniques to help your clients break the addictive cycle, and avoid the danger of relapse.

Specifically, this course will address the following: Understanding how addictions develop; breaking free from an addiction; staying addiction free; co-occurring disorders; addictions and the family; and treating addictions.

There is no prior knowledge or experience required to embark on this certificate course. However, we would highly recommend that students complete the Certificate in Addictions Counselling first. You are free to commence at a time that suits your schedule – and then continue at your pace for a period of six months. Full tutor support is provided for this course.

Click here for the Advanced Certificate in Addictions Counselling Syllabus

Suggested textbook for the course (to be purchased by the student)
Perkinson, R.R., Jongsma Jr, M.E., & Bruce, T.J. (2014). The addiction treatment planner: Includes DSM-5 Updates 5th Edition. London: John Wiley & Sons.