Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.


Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.


Young People, Substance Misuse & Mental Health MASTER

  • Total Enrolled 0
  • Last Update May 6, 2021


Explores how co-existing substance misuse and mental health issues affect young people and those around them. Provides information on the main disorders that affect young people, the models of practice for treating mental health issues, and available services

What Will I Learn?

  • By the end of this course participants will;
  • Have an understanding of the legal, organisational and policy requirements relevant to their role and the activities being carried out.
  • Understand the nature, extent and boundaries of their work role and its relationship to others in their own and other organisations.
  • Understand the roles of other practitioners working with children, young people and families and how they relate between and across agencies.
  • Have an understanding of the symptoms and diagnostic criteria of relevant  mental health conditions:
  • Have a basic understanding of the theoretical basis of models of treatment
  • Understand the stepped care model of treatment provision.
  • Be familiar with the referral and consultation processes within CAMHS/DAMHS.

About the instructor

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125 Courses

2644 students



  • This is a virtual course delivered over zoom. You will be sent confirmation of the zoom link by email. The link is under 'Description' on this page and you will also be emailed to you before the training date.
  • Once you have attended the course you will need to return to your training dashboard and select this course. You will then need to select 'complete course' and fill in a short course evaluation form, which will release your certificate of completion.
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