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This Drug and Alcohol Worker course is a specialised course focusing on the knowledge and skills to address drug and alcohol addiction issues, provide guidance to seek recovery and help individuals to battle against substance abuse.
This Course At A Glance
- Eligible to apply for the insurance
- Accredited by International Practitioners of Holistic Medicine (IPHM)
- Accredited by CPD UK
- Endorsed by Quality Licence Scheme
- Understand the theories of addiction such as the moral model, psychological model, medical model, and social-cultural model
- Learn how to undertake addiction treatments such as pharmacotherapy, the Minnesota model, and harm reduction model
- Learn how to apply the addiction treatment in practice
- Understand what are drug policies, legalisation, and decriminalisation
- Get to know about community change, outreach, harm reduction or abstinence
- Learn how to counsel children of alcoholic families
- Understand what is co-dependency, parenting styles, and family factors
- Learn what is relapse for families, “letting-go attitudes”, “dependent attitudes”, and dependent behaviours
- Understand the qualities and attitudes of drug and alcohol worker
Drug and Alcohol Worker Course Overview
The drug and alcohol online course will help anyone recover from alcohol and substance abuse or seek to learn ways and methods to provide support and counselling to individuals, couples, or family groups with alcohol and drug addiction. You will learn various theories of addiction, treatments, drug policies, alcohol and drug education, and much more. This course will teach you how to work with children or adults if they have faced any personal trauma or have been under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
By the end of the course, you will gain interpersonal and psychological skills to work with alcohol or drug-addicted individuals.
This Drug and Alcohol Worker course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.
This course and/or training programme has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course and/or training programme is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. Your training provider will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.
Who should take this course?
This online course is suitable for those who want to understand how to work with individuals who have alcohol and drug addiction or want to take their career to the next level in the drug and alcohol counselling industry.
- There are no academic entry requirements for this course, and it is open to students of all academic backgrounds.
- However, you are required to have a laptop/desktop/tablet or smartphone and a good internet connection.
This Drug and Alcohol Worker course assesses learners through multiple-choice questions (MCQs). Upon successful completion of the modules, learners must answer MCQs to complete the assessment procedure. Through the MCQs, it is measured how much a learner can grasp from each section. In the assessment pass mark is 60%.
The Moral Model
The Psychological Model
The Medical/Disease Model
The Socio-Cultural Model
The Minnesota Model
Counselling And Therapy
Harm Reduction Model
Harm Reduction Model
Drug Policies, Legislation And Decriminalisation
Community Change, Outreach, Harm Reduction Or Abstinence
Alcohol And Drug Education
Co-Dependency, Children Of Alcoholic Families, Parenting Styles And Family Factors
Relapse For Families, ‘Letting Go’, Dependent Attitudes And Dependent Behaviours
The Intervention Approach
Why Be A Helper
Helper Qualities And Attitudes
The Art Of Accepting
Supplementary Resources – Drug and Alcohol Worker Course
Assessment – Drug and Alcohol Worker Course
CPD Certification Service
This course is accredited by continuing professional development (CPD). CPD UK is globally recognised by employers, professional organisations, and academic institutions, thus a certificate from CPD Certification Service creates value towards your professional goal and achievement.
CPD certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world. Many organisations look for employees with CPD requirements, which means, that by doing this course, you would be a potential candidate in your respective field.
Quality Licence Scheme Endorsed
The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. It will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees.
Certificate of Achievement
Endorsed Certificate from Quality Licence Scheme
After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order the Endorsed Certificate by Quality Licence Scheme. The Quality Licence Scheme is a brand of the Skills and Education Group, a leading national awarding organisation for providing high-quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. It will give you a competitive advantage in your career, making you stand out from all other applicants and employees. There is a Quality Licence Scheme endorsement fee to obtain an endorsed certificate which is £65.
Certificate of Achievement from Lead Academy
After successfully passing the MCQ exam you will be eligible to order your certificate of achievement as proof of your new skill. The certificate of achievement is an official credential that confirms that you successfully finished a course with Lead Academy. Certificate can be obtained in PDF version at a cost of £12, and there is an additional fee to obtain a printed copy certificate which is £35.
CPD is globally recognised by employers, professional organisations and academic intuitions, thus a certificate from CPD Certification Service creates value towards your professional goal and achievement. CPD-certified certificates are accepted by thousands of professional bodies and government regulators here in the UK and around the world.
Although QLS courses are not subject to Ofqual regulation, they must adhere to an extremely high level that is set and regulated independently across the globe. A course that has been approved by the Quality Licence Scheme simply indicates that it has been examined and evaluated in terms of quality and fulfils the predetermined quality standards.
For CPD accredited PDF certificate it will take 24 hours, however for the hardcopy CPD certificate takes 5-7 business days and for the Quality License Scheme certificate it will take 7-9 business days.
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No, there is no age limit for online learning. Online learning is accessible to people of all ages and requires no age-specific criteria to pursue a course of interest. As opposed to degrees pursued at university, online courses are designed to break the barriers of age limitation that aim to limit the learner’s ability to learn new things, diversify their skills, and expand their horizons.
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