- Our thinking can be affected by both legal and illegal drugs
- Understanding the effects of pain killers, alcohol and prescription drugs can provide an insight into understanding people
- Improve your understanding of people
The Course covers the below topics
Effects of drugs on the individual and society
Legally restricted drugs: Stimulants and narcotics
Legally restricted drugs: Hallucinogens and marijuana
Legally restricted drugs: Steroids
Legal drugs: Alcohol
Legal drugs: Tobacco, caffeine and solvents
Prescription and over-the-counter drugs
Sedatives and anti-anxiety drugs
Prescription drugs for schizophrenia and affective disorders
Treatment and preventative education
Understand the origins and changes in drug use in society;
Identify patterns of drug-taking behaviour;
Identify social, psychological and physical consequences of drug-taking on the individual;
Understand the effects of stimulants and narcotics on the individual;
Understand the effects of hallucinogens and marijuana on the individual;
Understand the effects of anabolic steroids on the individual;
Determine health and behavioural outcomes of alcohol use and mis-use;
Determine health and behavioural outcomes of nicotine, caffeine and solvent use and misuse;
Understand the effects of the major categories of OTC drugs and prescription regulations;
Understand the effects of sedatives and anti-anxiety drugs on the brain and behaviour;
Understand the effects of different types of anti-psychotic and anti-depressant drugs on the brain and behaviour;
Describe different methods of treatment and prevention of drug-abuse and to discuss ways of educating the public as to the outcomes of taking drugs.
Successful completion of the course will complement the below careers
- Mental Health Worker
- Community Service Worker
- Social Worker
100 hours of Study
The difference between a good course and a bad course lies in the way you are assessed. Our assessments are designed is such a way that the student feels confident to move forward in the course as they complete each assessment. The feedback from the tutor not only reaffirms the student’s learning process but also gives an opportunity to the student to interact with the tutor regularly. Students are never penalised when their assignment work needs to be improved, rather they are given constructive feedback and requested to resubmit the section where they need improvement. Students do their assignment work at their own pace within the course duration and are not restricted by any deadlines which is the beauty of self-paced learning. The assessments will make the certificate achieved more credible and valuable to the student.
This course has approximately 8-10 assignments and 1 exam to complete the course successfully. You can opt out of the exam and receive a Certificate of Participation.
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