Addiction has the power to destroy the lives of not only the addicted, but also the lives of other Australians who have deep or tangential relationships with the afflicted. You can help prevent or mitigate the consequences of addition and make an enormous impact in your community as a drug and alcohol counsellor. These alcohol and other drugs courses provide students with valuable training in first aid, counselling theory, relapse prevention and more that can help make a real difference.
Whether you already have experience in the health industry and want to enter a new area of the field or are looking for your first job in the sector, these courses can prepare you to be a worker who aids struggling people who need help dealing with dangerous sicknesses. You'll learn about different addictions and how to help provide assistance through interventions and other counselling, preparing you for jobs such as rehabilitation counsellor and alcohol and other drugs counselor.
Equip yourself with the skills, knowledge and compassion required to help addicts work toward escaping their substance abuse.
Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.
There are 6 courses available for people who want a career in Alcohol and Other Drugs.
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