Postgraduate Coursework

Addiction Studies for Health Professionals

Graduate Certificate

The units in this one year course are designed to provide health professionals employed in the field of addiction with the knowledge, understanding and skills to work sensitively with clients and families affected by addictive disorders and behaviours.

During the course students will gain a broad theoretical understanding of dependency, maladaptive behaviours and epidemiological indicators and develop their communication skills in working with people from a wide range of age groups, backgrounds and cultures.

Delivered fully online, students will develop awareness of issues of social responsibility in providing for the health of others and be prepared for partnership practice with clients and their families.

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Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies for Health Professionals

Location - Distance
Fees - Commonwealth supported
Intake - February and July
Duration - Minimum 1 year, maximum 3 years