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Addiction & Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis)

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4 STUDENTS

Do you have a loved one suffering from drug addiction? Are you pursuing a career in drug addiction counselling? The Addiction & Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis) course is designed to provide learners with an in-depth understanding of the psychology, causes and cycle of addiction, drug treatments and therapies.

Through this instructor-led course, you will learn about the psychological and physical effects of addiction, learning how to identify the early signs of substance misuse and developing fundamental drug addiction counselling skills.

On completion of this introductory course, you will have an understanding of how to stage a drug intervention, plan the appropriate care for substance abusers and recognise the chain of events that led them to become substance dependent.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the psychology, causes and cycle of addiction
  • Learn about the effects of alcohol abuse, cannabis, and other substances
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of the early intervention process
  • Explore the psychology behind drug addiction and substance misuse
  • Obtain a better understanding of drug treatments and therapies
  • Understand the connection between childhood trauma and addiction
  • Recognise the common signs and risk factors of drug misuse
  • Find out how to set up a drug addiction treatment program and stage an intervention
  • Develop basic drug addiction counselling skills to fast track your career
  • Familiarise with drug laws in the UK and drug addiction legislation

Who is This Course for?

This course is ideal for those who want to deliver an intervention to support loved ones struggling with substance abuse. This qualification is also ideal for counsellors and clinicians who want to update their skills and knowledge. There are no specific entry requirements for this course, which can be studied on a full-time or part-time basis.

Requirements

Our Addiction & Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis) is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Career Path

On successful completion, learners will have a comprehensive understanding of the cycle of substance misuse, drug addiction treatment therapy and the steps to create an early intervention. This course is ideal for those in the following professions:

  • Drug Addiction Counsellor
  • Assistant Community Addiction Worker
  • Substance Misuse Worker
  • Drug Support Worker

Course Curriculum

Promotional Video
Promotional 5 minute video 00:06:00
SAMHI Dual Diagnosis Intro video
SAMHI Dual Diagnosis Intro video and downloadable worksheet PowerPoint slides 00:04:00
Module 1 - Drugs and Effects
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 1 (content part 1 – 4) 00:16:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 2 (content part 5 – 6) 00:20:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 3 (content part 7 – 8) 00:20:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 4 (content part 9) 00:16:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 5 (content part 10) 00:10:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 6 (content 10 – 12) 00:18:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 7 (content part 13) 00:13:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 8 (content part 14) 00:20:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 9 (content part 14) 00:20:00
Module 1 – Drugs and Effects: VIDEO PART 10 (content part 15 – 18) 00:19:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 1 content part 1 – 2 00:16:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 2 content part 3 – 5 00:19:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 3 content part 6 – 7 00:14:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 4 content part 00:17:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 5 content part 00:18:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 6 content part 00:20:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 7 content part 00:14:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 8 content part 00:12:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 9 content part 00:20:00
Module 2 Addictions & Mental Health: VIDEO PART 10 content part 00:13:00
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health VIDEO PART 1 content part 00:23:00
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health VIDEO PART 2 content part 00:17:00
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health VIDEO PART 3 content part 00:09:00
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health VIDEO PART 4 content part 00:18:00
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health VIDEO PART 5 content part 00:17:00
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health VIDEO PART 1 content part 6 00:11:00
Module 3 Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health VIDEO PART 7 content part 7 00:12:00
Module 4 Brain Works - Neurophysiology
Module 4 Brain Works – Neurophysiology 00:17:00
Module 4 Brain Works – Neurophysiology VIDEO PART 1 content part 00:10:00
Module 4 Brain Works – Neurophysiology VIDEO PART 2 content part 00:17:00
Module 4 Brain Works – Neurophysiology VIDEO PART 3 content part 00:19:00
Module 4 Brain Works – Neurophysiology VIDEO PART 4 content part 00:16:00
Module 4 Brain Works – Neurophysiology VIDEO PART 5 content part 00:11:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 1 content part 1 – 2a – 2f 00:20:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 2 content part 2g 00:15:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 3 content part 2h – 2i 00:15:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 4 content part 3 00:13:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 5 content part 4 00:12:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 6 content part 5 – 7 00:18:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 7 content part 8 00:17:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 7 content partVIDEO PART 8 00:16:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 9 content part 11 00:16:00
Module 5 Trauma Model & Keys to Treatment VIDEO PART 10 content part 12 00:19:00
Module 6 Brief & Early Intervention and Tripod of Support
Module 6 Brief & Early Intervention and Tripod of Support VIDEO 1 content part 1 00:18:00
Module 6 Brief & Early Intervention and Tripod of Support VIDEO 2 content part 2 00:20:00
Resources – Addiction & Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis) Integrative 12hrs
Resources – Addiction & Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis) Integrative 12hrs 00:00:00

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