Certificate Degrees and Continuing Education

  • Expert's Degree in Intervention in Addictions

    General Information

    Teaching Languages: Spanish

    Places: 50. Minimum number of students required: 20

    Duration: 33 ECTS Credits

    Tuition Fee: 1287 €

    Access Requirements:

    Bachelor's Degree, without any specific preference.

    If applicable, merits will be taken into account.

    1. Academic record: 50%
    2. Professional experience: 20%
    3. Research experience: 10%
    4. Motivation of the student and disposition towards working, which they will try to objectively present with a written application and a personal or on-line interview with the directors of the course: 10%
    5. Others (Languages, other related Degrees, etc.)

    Only period for pre-registration and enrollment

    • Pre-registration: June 2 to August 20
    • Provisional Lists of admitted applicants:September 4
    • Complaints: September 5-9
    • Definitive Lists: September 12
    • Enrollment: September 15-19

    Modality: Distance Learning

    Schedule: Adapted to the possibilities of the students

    Teaching Center: Virtual Classroom of Psipráctica in Oviedo and Madrid

    Professional Opportunities

    The proposed Expert's Certificate Degree contributes to the specific formation in Intervention in Drug Addictions, enabling its students to act and answer the demands of these matters in public and private centers of prevention and intervention in drug dependencies, in different levels such as:

    • Prevention technicians
    • Treatment of drug addictions and/or social and occupational insertion
    • Educators
    • Therapists
    • Social Workers
    • Psychologists specialized in this field
    • Staff in Detox Centers
    • Staff in Minor Centers... among others


    Expert in Intervention in Addictions has a duration of 6 months, organized in one semester with a total of 33 ECTS credits.

    MODULE 1


    • Introduction and intervention in addictions.
    • Generalities.
    • Bases of attention in addictions
    • Evaluation of addictions
    • Research on addictions

    MODULE 2

    Section 2 - 13,5 Credits: TREATMENTS AND PROGRAMS

    Prevention and Specific Programs - 4,5 Credits

    • Preventive Programs
    • Specific Programs: Women, teenagers, dual patology, cocaine
    • Treatments in penitentiary centers

    Professional Role and Healing and palliative treatments - 4,5 Credits

    • The role of the different professionals
    • Healing treatments: detox, dehabituation, rehabilitation and reinsertion
    • Palliative and maitenance treatments

    Treatments and Intervention - 4,5 Credits

    • Intervention according to regime. Social therapy in addictions
    • Proposal for a therapeutical model in addictions
    • Interventions in crises. Emergency situations
    • Medical-psychiatrical treatments for addictions
    • Psychiatrical treatment of behaviors to addictions

    MODULE 3

    Section 3 - 9 CREDITS: Psychological and Social Therapies

    • The practice of individual psychotherapy in alcoholism and addictions
    • Group psychotherapy and Family Approach in alcoholism and addictions


    • Daniel Martínez Rodríguez

      Telephone: 985 111111

    Coordination :

    • Directors: Carlos Sirvent Ruiz and Dr. Francisco Javier Rodríguez Díaz

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