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drug and alcohol addiction counsellor

Description

Code

2635.1.2

Description

Drug and alcohol addiction counsellors provide assistance and counselling to individuals and families dealing with drug and alcohol addictions, monitoring their progress, advocating for them, performing crisis interventions and group therapy. They also assist the persons with the consequences of their addictions which can be unemployment, physical or mental disorders and poverty. Drug and alcohol addiction counsellors may also prepare educational programs for high-risk populations.

Alternative Labels

addictions counsellor

alcohol counsellor

drug and alcohol addiction counselor

drug and alcohol addiction social counsellor

drug and alcohol worker

drug counsellor

substance abuse counsellor

Regulatory Aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database:

Skills & Competences