Objectives and competences

This course prepares students to prevent and educate others about behavioural addictions in childhood and adolescence on both a theoretical and a practical level through clinical and educational examples.

This postgraduate course forms part of the master's degree or postgraduate degree

Basic information

TypePostgraduate courses
CertificateExpert diploma
Faculty or schoolInstitut de Formació Contínua IL3
Branch of knowledge
  • Behavioural sciences and psychology
Mode of deliveryDistance
Length of course1 academic year
Language(s) of instructionSpanish
Enrolment fee:First year: 2.030,00 €
An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
In-company placement(s):No
Classes begin:04/11/2024
Master's degree course homepage https://www.il3.ub.edu/ca/postgrau-addiccions-comportamentals-manipulacio-psicologica
ManagmentGonzález Bueso, Vega
Open pre-enrolmentNo
Lead to doctoral studiesNo
Admission for applicants not holding a degree qualification:No

Objectives and competences


- Acquire expert training in the prevention of behavioural addictions and psychological manipulation in childhood and adolescence. Specific objectives:
- Comprehensively understand behavioural addictions and psychological manipulation.
- Master the vocabulary used by affected persons, according to the typologies.
- Know the strategies required to apply intervention programmes with psychological counselling, in the case of professionals with a profile oriented to prevention and education.
- Monitor and assess interventions performed by psychologists.
- Provide guidance to families and other professionals.
-To design and implement prevention measures.

Access and admission

Applicant profile and access requirements

Recommended applicant profile

Graduates in social-educational and social-healthcare disciplines; in particular, graduates in psychology, educational psychology, education, teaching, social education, sociology, social work, anthropology, occupational therapy, nursing and medicine (family medicine, pediatrics and psychiatry).

Access requirements and conditions


Contact us

Faculty or school where the course is taught

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 403 96 96

For further enquiries

Address:Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131

08018 - Barcelona
Email address:info@il3.ub.edu
Telephone:93 309 36 54
Observations:de dilluns a divendres, de 9:00 a 19:00.

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