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BA in Counselling Skills and Addiction Studies

BA in Counselling Skills and Addiction Studies

Overview

Help to improve addiction services and support those who are striving towards recovery

 This programme meets the new national standards for Counselling and Psychotherapy and combines a range of comprehensive theory and practical skills development.

Why Study Counselling Skills and Addiction Studies at Griffith College?

The BA in Counselling Skills and Addiction Studies is delivered by the Irish College of Humanities & Applied Sciences (ICHAS) and is available on both a full or part-time basis over a three-year period. The course is aimed at those interested in developing the skills required by the National Strategy to help improve addiction services and support those who are striving towards recovery.

  • Students will gain a firm understanding of addiction and its affects on society, and develop practical counselling techniques to deal with situations.
  • Students will learn key life skills including the value of respect and genuineness and listening and understanding communication.
  • Students will benefit from enhanced future employment prospects owing to the Government's decision to proceed with statutory regulation of counselling and psychotherapy.
  • Blended learning techniques allow the learner to access certain classes via on-line facilities.
  • Graduates have the option to progress to our BA (Hons) in Counselling Skills and Addiction Studies

Dublin Main Campus Intake Dates

This course commences September 2020.

Note: A January 2020 intake is available for students who wish to commence their studies early. Students will commence modules of their programme between January and April 2020. The remaining year one modules will be completed between September 2020 and May 2021.

Please see the timetable section for course dates.

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