|1.||Critically review the varying schools of psychological orientation and their approach to the assessment and treatment of addictions;|
|2.||Critically analyse the different types of addictive behaviours across a variety of contexts; and|
|3.||Apply evidence-based models of addiction in the formulation of intervention plans.|
|Annotated Bibliography||Research and review 5 peer reviewed journal articles in relation to counselling of an addiction (1500 words)||25%|
|Case Study||Critical reflection on role play video of counselling session (1500 words)||25%|
|Report||Critically analyse counselling theories and strategies to formulate a response to the case study (3000 words)||50%|
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