MSc in Substance Abuse

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MSc in Addiction Psychology and Counselling

London South Bank University
Campus Part time 3 years September 2019 United Kingdom London

The MSc is a well-established route to a professional career in counseling in the addictions field. Accredited by the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP) it meets the training needs for you to become accredited as an addiction counselor. [+]

The MSc is a well-established route to a professional career in counseling in the addictions field. Accredited by the Federation of Drug and Alcohol Professionals (FDAP) it meets the training needs for you to become accredited as an addiction counselor.

You'll normally have a professional, employment or voluntary work interest in addiction but will not necessarily be a graduate. However, if you have an interest in the psychology of addiction and seeking a career in counseling, you'll have a particular interest in this programme. Some work experience in health, community and social services settings is normally required, and it is expected that in the first year you'll seek experience in appropriate work settings related to addiction. In the second year, students must have a counseling placement sufficient to provide 100 hours of supervised practice before entering the final year.... [-]