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global-hands e-learning courses

Our e-learning courses are divided in nine modules covering different aspects of knowledge and qualifications that are required before being able to practice. These Podcasts are accessible to our Inceptors and Recovered Addiction Therapists who want to develop their knowledge about addictions, models of therapy and ethics of care.

Duration and Personal Development Plan (PDP) credits:

The duration of the of our e-learning courses vary from 15 to 30 minutes.

One PDP credit equating to one hour of educational activity, in the end of each Podcast you will receive 0.5 PDP credit including your PDP certificate of completion. This official document will be emailed to you or added to your Portfolio online and recorded as an evidence of your completion of each e-learning course.

You can find more details here.


 

 


 

 


 

  • Module 3: Drug Addiction

    • Course 3.1. Alcohol: Management of Alcohol Abuse and Dependence
    • Course 3.2. Stimulants: Management of Cocaine and Methamphetamine
    • Course 3.3. Hallucinogens and Club Drugs
    • Course 3.4. Nicotine and Tobacco
    • Course 3.5. Benzodiazepines and Other Sedatives and Hypnotics
    • Course 3.6. Cannabis addiction
    • Course 3.7. Opioids: Neurobiology of Opiates and Opioids
    • Course 3.8. Opioids: Detoxification of Opioids
    • Course 3.9. Opioid Maintenance Treatment (methadone, Buprenorphine, Opioids Antagonists)

 


 

  • Module 4: Other Addictions

    • Course 4.1. Gambling Addiction
    • Course 4.2. Addiction of Anabolic-Androgenic Steroid
    • Course 4.3. Food Addiction
    • Course 4.4. Sex addiction and Cybersex use
    • Course 4.5. Video-game and Internet Addiction
    • Course 4.6. Other Addictions: Shopping Addiction, Exercise Addiction, etc.

 


 

  • Module 5: Treatment Modalities

    • Course 5.1. Psychodynamics and defense mechanisms
    • Course 5.2. Cognitive-Behavioural Therapies
    • Course 5.3. Motivational Enhancement Therapies
    • Course 5.4. Peer Facilitated treatment
    • Course 5.5. Contingency Management Therapies
    • Course 5.6. Network Therapy
    • Course 5.7. Group Therapy
    • Course 5.8. Family Therapy
    • Course 5.9. Matrix Model
    • Course 5.10. Harm Reduction interventions
    • Course 5.11. Relapse prevention and cue Therapy
    • Course 5.11. Pharmacological Interventions and Prescription Drugs
    • Course 5.11. Complementary and alternative treatments (Acupuncture, Bio resonance, etc.)

 


 

  • Module 6: Alcoholics/Narcotic Anonymous and others 12 step Programmes

    • Course 6.1. The History of Alcoholics Anonymous and the Experiences of Patients
    • Course 6.2. Basics of AA/NA
    • Course 6.3. Psychological Mechanisms in Alcoholics Anonymous
    • Course 6.4. How to improve Outcomes from 12-Step and Other Self-Help Programs

 


 

  • Module 7: Treatment and Rehabilitation Settings

    • Course 7.1. Managing Inpatient Treatment (detox and early rehab)
    • Course 7.2. Managing Therapeutic Communities and halfway establishments
    • Course 7.3. Developing Community-Based care plans

 


 

  • Module 8: Managing Special Groups

    • Course 8.1. Managing Adolescent Substance Abuse
    • Course 8.2. Managing the Mentally Ill Substance Abuser (Dual Diagnosis)
    • Course 8.3. Managing Women with Addiction, Addict Mother and their infants
    • Course 8.4. Understanding blood borne infections (HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis B/C)
    • Course 8.5. Pain and Addiction

 


 

  • Module 9: Other Topics

    • Course 9.1. Ethical Issues, confidentiality and Best Practice Guidelines
    • Course 9.2. Addiction in the workplace
    • Course 9.3. Addiction in Correctional Facilities and Forensic Addiction Psychiatry
    • Course 9.4. Testing to Identify Recent Drug Use
    • Course 9.5. Prevention of Substance Abuse and addiction