Reflective Recovery from Addictions, Postgraduate Certificate 2019

University of PECS

Study in:Hungary
85 days
Deadline: 13 July 2019


Although the specific setting may have an implied scope of practice, reflective recovery specialists are frequently challenged with children, adolescents, adults, or families that have multiple issues, such as mental health disorders and addiction, disability and employment needs, school problems or career counseling needs, and trauma. Reflective recovery specialists must recognize these issues in order to provide their clients with appropriate counseling and support.

This Reflective Recovery from Addictions is taught at University of Pécs.

Competencies to be achieved:  

  • Experiential learning and reflection (ability to examine knowledge in the context of experience).
  • Critical thinking (utilization of intellectual skills that effectively identify, analyze, and evaluate arguments and truth claims; discover and overcome personal prejudices and biases; formulate and present convincing reasons to support conclusions and make reasonable and intelligent decisions about what to believe and how to act)
  • Mindfulness (learning to access and use new, relevant information; criticizing and evaluating information sources; integrating and transferring new information across situations; systematic problem solving; and making informed decisions)
  • Proactivity (anticipating and adjusting oneself to change; ability to look for patterns and trends from diverse perspectives; using self-development and self-promotion to capitalize on opportunities)
  • Developing the habits of lifelong learning, including health-learning (empowering ourselves to overcome passive dependence; the capacity for learned resourcefulness; affirmation of life in relationship with ourselves, with nature, the community; and creativity).

Program Structure

Courses included:

  • Introduction into the concept of reflection
  • Basics of reflective addictionology
  • Basics of reflective consultation
  • Methods of intervention in reflective addictionology
  • The process of ongoing recovery
  • Family and community aspects of reflective recovery

Academic Requirements

  • Copy of degree in either social science or humanities, eonomics, natural sciences or engineering, technology (including transcript of records)
  • Europass CV in English
  • Motivation letter (introduction plus field of interest, etc.) in 3000 to 3500 characters.
  • Copy of valid passport or national ID
  • Medical certificate, vaccination card (showing that you are immunized against HEP B) and HIV test
  • The payment receipt of the application fee

Detailed Program Facts

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