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Alcohol and Drug Counselling

Are you a registered doctor, nurse, psychologist, or allied health professional wanting the required expertise to respond to substance abuse across a diversity of health settings? Through a USQ alcohol and drug studies degree you will graduate qualified to assess substance dependence and addictions, undertake motivational interviewing and provide relapse prevention.
  • This program meets Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements under Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency (AHPRA) legislation.
  • Designed in conjunction with Queensland Health’s Alcohol and Drug Training and Resource Unit, our program will educate you about drugs which alter brain function.
  • Alcohol and drug studies graduates have the skills required to provide relevant and specialised training in the assessment and treatment of substance abuse disorders.

Study with the No.1 university in Australia for graduate starting salary.

Ready to start?

Most Semester 2, 2020 applications close 24 July