Students will gain an understanding of the major theories and models of up-to-date evidence-based treatment used to help clients with a wide range of addictions. Students will also learn and practice the key skills for the treatment of addictions, as well as an overview of the social and practical issues arising.
This course is intended for Professionals currently or considering working within addiction services in professions including Counsellors/Psychotherapists, doctors, nurses, youth workers, social carers, social workers, psychologists etc. who wish to solidify and enhance their qualifications and to gain contemporary theoretical knowledge and practical skills to work therapeutically with those affected by addiction.
The programme will explore key issues in addiction in the context of current theory and skills approaches. The course will be experiential in approach with group discussion, dyad and tryad work and skills practice.
Venue: PCI College, College House, Townsend Street, Dublin 2
Next Start Date: 30th September 2017 (Orientation)
Upcoming CPD Lecture: Addiction & Trauma with Brendan McKiernan
6-8pm, Tuesday 25th April - PCI College, College House, Townsend Street, Dublin 2
Free to attend but booking essential.
Two years (24 months) part-time. The course will take place at weekends (Saturday & Sunday, approx. 1 weekend per month from October to June) and the full provisional timetable will be available shortly.
Assessment: Written and practical assignments
Selection Process: There are a limited number of places available (18). Selection is based on application and interview.
Garda Vetting: Students will be required to participate in Garda Vetting procedures in relation to programme and accreditation requirements
Award: MSc in Addiction Counselling & Psychotherapy (subject to validation from Middlesex University)
Level: Level 7 FHEQ (Comparable to Level 9 NFQ)
This programme was developed and is delivered and assessed by PCI College, awarded by and quality assured by Middlesex University. FHEQ (Framework for Higher Education Qualification) is the UK National Framework of Qualifications.
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Each module is 30 hours duration:
Additional Course Requirements:
LEADING TO THE AWARD OF: MSc in Addiction Counselling & Psychotherapy (Subject to validation by Middlesex University)