Federation of Drug & Alcohol Practitioners
Substance Misuse Management in General Practice (SMMGP)


Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Courses

SMMGP training and CPD opportunities

SMMGP offers a range of online e-learning modules, webinars and podcasts via their Premium Membership scheme, which is free to all individual members of FDAP.

For more information on SMMGP training and CPD opportunities please visit the SMMGP website.


LSBU / FDAP CPD for Addiction Treatment Professionals

London South Bank University (LSBU) have developed a range of courses for professionals working in the area of addiction treatment designed to expand knowledge, update skills and improve services. Drawing on a combination of LSBU’s established expertise in the field of addiction and a team of high quality trainers, the courses cover four streams each tailored to a different area of interest and expertise.

  • Skills for Practitioners
  • Special Populations
  • Skills for Managers
  • New Horizons in Theory and Practice

The courses are accredited by FDAP and LSBU are offering a 15% discount to FDAP members.

You can find out more and book your place by visiting the Addiction CPD website or contact LSBU on 0800 923 8888.


The University of West London (UWL) courses

The University of West London offers a range of courses mapped against the DANOS standards, they are delivered by qualified, research active academic staff with extensive experience in teaching and training in the field. We collaborate with professionals, service users and policy makers to make our courses relevant and current.

We have well established links with local Drug and Alcohol Services that contribute to the teaching and offer placement opportunities (e.g. Ealing RISE Drug and Alcohol Service).

For more information on...

  • Level 6 and 7 CPD courses (credits can be used towards qualifications listed below)
  • BSc (Hons) top-up in Substance Use and Misuse
  • BSc in Psychology with Substance Misuse Studies (British Psychological Society and fdap accredited)
  • Studies
  • PGcert/Dip/MSc Professional Practice with Substance Misuse

...please visit www.uwl.ac.uk.


University of Bath / Action on Addiction: FdSc Addictions Counselling

This programme, delivered by Action on Addiction, aims to meet the demand for capable practitioners in the field of Addictions Counselling. It enables students who are interested in working in the field of addictions treatment to become skilled, reflective and competent counsellors. The programme aims to integrate humanistic, cognitive behavioural, motivational and twelve-step models. Whilst maximising flexibility in terms of learning opportunities it is intended that this programme be available to both novice practitioners and others who are employed within an addictions setting.

For further enquiries e-mail admissions@bath.ac.uk

Phone +44 (0)122 538 3019

Website: FdSc Addictions Counselling

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