School of Humanities staff and students during the Career Week held between january 28 - February 2, 2019 at the Graduation Square
Registrar RIO graced the launch of Professor. Githiora's book on Sheng' at the Graduate School Building Room 202
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Participants comparing notes in their groups during the Group Discussion Session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography referring to her notes on Research Integrity and Ethics during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the KUCC
The gracious Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography, explaining ethical concepts in research to members of the CODESRIA team during the 10 day workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Confucius Institute Event held at BSSC Room 14
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura explaining to the participants about the Ideal Dissertation Structure during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Chris Shisanya giving his presentation on Epistemological Paradigms in Social Research during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School at KUCC
Professor Ishmael Munene presenting a certificate of participation to Lydia Amoah from University of Ghana during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Florence Shingirayi Chamisa from University of FortHare during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Sylvester Kohol Shima from University of Ibadan during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitators Professors Chris Shisanya being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitators Professors Joy Obando being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
Dr. Godwin Murunga, the Incoming Executive Secretary of CODESRIA giving his closing remarks during the workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
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The Postgraduate Diploma in Addiction Treatment Science is designed to build the capacity of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) treatment practitioners to effectively address treatment of substance use disorders by use of cutting edge evidence based knowledge and practice.
The postgraduate diploma is a one year (3 Semester) programme offered on fulltime and part time mode that includes classwork, supervised practicum and a supervise project.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE PROPOSED PROGRAMME

  1. A bachelor’s degree in counseling psychology with at least lower second or its equivalent, with internship experience in a drug treatment setting working with clients with SUDS.
  2. A bachelor’s degree in psychology, nursing or social work with at least lower second or its equivalent, plus at least 2 years experience in clinical setting working with clients with SUDs.
  3. A bachelor’s degree in any field with at least lower second or its equivalent, plus a post graduate qualification (at least lower second or its equivalent, plus a post graduate qualification (at least a post graduate diploma) in Psychiatry, counseling or clinical psychology with internship experience in a drug treatment setting working with clients with SUDs.

Assessment criteria

  • All except practicum and project shall be evaluated through Continuous Assessment Tests (sit-in and take away assignments) and end of semester Examinations.
          • Continuous Assessment Tests (CATs) – 40%
          • Examination -60%

                   Total 100%

  • Practicum shall be evaluated as follows:
      1. On-site supervision - 20%
      2. Weekly case presentation/ Supervision -40%
      3. Practicum Report-40%

                   Total _=100%

  • Project will be evaluated through a final Project Report graded out of 100%.

Graduation requirements
A student will be eligible for graduation after having covered and passed in all 15 units equivalent to 51 credit hours (pass mark is 40% in all units). In addition the students should have successfully completed practicum and research project.

Duration and structure of the programme
The postgraduate diploma in addiction treatment science is a one year programme comprising of 3 semesters with a total of 51 credit hours/663 contact hours as indicated in the table below


S/N

Courses

Credit Units/

Hours

 

FIRST SEMESTER

 

1

APS 701 Multicultural Diversity in  Psychology (core)

3

2

APS 702 Measurement and evaluation in addiction 

                Treatment (core)

3

3

APS 703 Physiology and pharmacology for addiction

                Professionals (core)

3

4

APS 704 Continuum of care in the treatment of  SUDs  (core)

3

5

APS 705 Basic counseling and psycho-education skills for

               addiction professionals (core)

3

6

APS 706 Developing community- based recovery

               support Systems –I (core)

3

 

SECOND SEMESTER

 

1

APS 707 Co-occurring mental and medical disorders in 

               addiction treatment (core)

3

2

APS 708 Screening, assessment and treatment planning in 

               addiction treatment (core)

3

3

APS 709 Case management in addiction treatment(core)

3

4

APS 710 Crisis intervention in addiction Treatment(core)

3

5

APS 711 Ethics in addiction treatment(core)

3

6

APS 712 Developing community – based recovery

               support systems – II(core)

3

7

APS 713 Working with families with SUDs (core)

3

 

THIRD SEMESTER

 

1

APS 714 Supervised practicum in addiction treatment (core)

6

2

APS 715 Supervised Project on measurement and evaluation of interventions in addiction treatment  (core)

6

TOTAL HOURS

 

51

 

GOALS OF THE PROGRAMME
• The overall goal of the programme is to build capacity of SUD treatment practitioners to effectively treat clients with SUDs
• Equip practitioners with latest knowledge, skills and competences for effective work with SUD clients
• Engage practitioners on evidence based practice in SUD treatment through hands on approach
• Prepare trainees for international professional certification as SUD treatment professionals
Who should take this Diploma?
• Primary health care providers
• Mental health care specialists
• Social workers and allied fields
• Drug treatment centers workforce
• Any person interested in working in the field of Substance Use Disorder treatment
The program will be offered on Full time, evening and  Continuous Education Mode


Application for admissions are currently ongoing

Executive Dean

Dr. Richard M. Wafula 
Executive Dean School of Law, Arts and Social Sciences
 

Dr. Tom Ratemo

Dr. Tom Ratemo

Deputy Executive Dean


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