Drug and Alcohol Counselling Placement - Year 1

Module code: AE2043

Module co-ordinator: Dr Tony Priest

You will undertake an approved, supervised counselling placement during which you will use your counselling skills with clients who have drug or alcohol problems. Over the course of the year, you will have at least 90 hours of client contact. Through this work placement you will gain experience and skills in understanding the workings of the Drug and Alcohol Counselling Agency, and develop confidence and competence in working with and/or counselling drug and alcohol misusing clients.


This module is part of the distance learning course.


  • Return Placement Contract
  • Supervisor's Placement Report
  • Client log
  • Supervision log (20%)
  • Reflective essay, 1,600 words (80%)