Course information

B17 - LEVEL 5 DIPLOMA IN SUBSTANCE MISUSE THEORY & INTERVENTIONS

Provider: HURT (Have Your Tomorrows)

Address: 14 Clarendon Street, Derry. BT48 7ET, Northern Ireland.

Web: https://hurtni.org.uk/

Contact: Dessie Kyle

Title: Centre Manager

Email: https://hurtni.org.uk/contact/

Telephone: (0044) 028 7136 9696.

Category B : Certificate (NFQ 5 level) courses
Objectives

As a result of the course candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • A multi-theoretical approach to working with substance misuse issues
Content

Candidates will undertake modules in the following areas:

  • Context and trends in Substance Misuse
  • Models of Treatment (including Pharmacological) and Intervention
  • Assessment Tools/Psychometrics
  • The Therapeutic relationship and its impact on substance misuse interventions
  • Ethics
  • Working with Trauma
  • Impact of substance misuse on the family
Target Group

This course is for individuals who want to gain specialist counselling knowledge and skills to work with individuals with substance misuse issues. It is aimed at those who are working in the drug/alcohol field.

Entry Requirement

n.a.

Selection Procedure

For more information about the course, visit the website https://hurtni.org.uk/substance-misuse-theory-interventions/

Qualification
Diploma
Assessment
Course Requirements (to be completed during the course) • A minimum of 60 formally contracted counselling hours (one-to one) • Supervision Log • Supervisor’s Report • Enhanced Access NI Check • Assignments • Completed Portfolio • 90% attendance
Accreditation
Accredited by both the Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB) and the National Counselling Society (NCS) (pending approval)
Background

The course is the first of its kind in Northern Ireland.

About HURT

  • We are a community based addiction treatment centre with premises in Derry & Strabane
  • We offer support to individuals and families affected by substance misuse through a holistic care plan
  • We deliver community based preventative/education initiatives on substance misuse issues
  • For more information: https://hurtni.org.uk
Dates / Availability
The course will be delivered over 20 days (10 weekends). contact HURT for future dates.
Location
Derry
Region
Ulster
Application
If you are interested in applying for the course or would like any more information on other courses offered by HURT, please contact Dessie Kyle, Centre Manager, HURT on 02871 369696 or dessie@hurtni.org.uk
Cost
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