Windows on Addictions 2017 A course on the Fundamentals of Addiction Treatment and Counselling
Course Duration Date: 13 – 16 June 2017 Time: 9.00am to 5.00pm
Course Description This course is organized by Promises Pte Ltd in association with the Asia Pacific Certification Board (APCB).
This course will cover the fundamentals of addiction treatment and counselling. The 10 modules reflect core knowledge, skills and attitudes that addiction counsellors are required to know in order to help people with addictions and to pass international certification exams.
Window on Addictions is designed to equip participants with basic knowledge and skills to provide help to those with addictive conditions. The course will be useful for all those in helping professions like counsellors, doctors, psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers and therapists and also lay people working with addictions.
Window on Addictions will benefit board members of VWO’s, anyone interested in treating addiction disorders and especially those who plan to become Certified Substance Abuse Therapists internationally through APCB.
Participants may choose to sign up for any module and those who successfully complete the 10 modules will be awarded a certificate of completion plus 35 training hours credit. Participants will be invited to attend 5 hours of Support Group meeting as part of the 35 credit hours.
This course allows participants to meet some of the criteria for the Certified Substance Abuse Therapist (CSAT) certification. It will also help them to prepare for the certification examination. There will be online options for training and the examination can be taken online (with invigilation).