Addictive Behaviours - M4018
This course is primarily designed for professionals working in health and social welfare sectors who seek to broaden their knowledge and skills related to the theory and practice of responding to addictive behaviours. It will develop expert knowledge and skills by focussing on the application of a holistic, biopsychosocial approach to addiction, and a range of assessment and treatment strategies for diagnosing and planning interventions for people experiencing addiction. With the knowledge gained, you can start making a positive impact on both the health and social wellbeing of individuals, groups, and communities.
It is suitable for those working in alcohol and other drugs (AOD) or similar social and community sectors, registered health practitioners and allied health professionals, policymakers, lawyers and criminologists, among other professionals (e.g., educators). It is also suitable for those who are interested in upskilling professionally or looking to pursue a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in addictive behaviours through the courses included in the Postgraduate Program of Addictive Behaviours (i,e., Graduate Diploma of Addictive Behaviours , and Master of Addictive Behaviours).
Delivered part-time (via online learning), the Graduate Certificate of Addictive Behaviours offers the flexibility required by working professionals. You will have the opportunity to study via facilitated modules, stream video lectures, and take part in-group discussion forums and activities, incorporating innovative educational technologies and new methodologies to enrich your learning experience.