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

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

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Foundation Module: Adults and Family Members MASTER

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  • Last Update March 31, 2021

Description

Provides a broad understanding of substance misuse and how it affects adults and family members, including the theory of addiction, and evidence-based intervention. Also looks at policy and practice, tools and techniques, harm reduction and supports.

What Will I Learn?

  • Have a more in depth understanding of the effects of drugs and alcohol and their impact on the physical and mental health of the user and family functioning
  • Have an understanding of the main theories of addiction and guidelines for appropriate interventions
  • Have an understanding of the principles of behaviour change methodology applied to substance misuse issues and explore how to incorporate such practice into one’s work
  • Know how to respond to child protection issues arising as a result of parental substance misuse
  • Be aware of services and know how to refer individuals and families for specialist help where appropriate

About the instructor

4.59 (465 ratings)

125 Courses

2679 students

Free

Requirements

  • This is a virtual course delivered over zoom and the link is provided in the ‘description’ section.
  • You will be sent a reminder with joining instructions prior to the course.
  • Once you have attended the course you will need to return to this page and select 'complete course' to fill in a short course evaluation form, which will release your certificate of completion.

Target Audience

  • This is a virtual course delivered over zoom and the link is provided in the ‘description’ section.
  • You will be sent a reminder with joining instructions prior to the course.
  • Once you have attended the course you will need to return to this page and select 'complete course' to fill in a short course evaluation form, which will release your certificate of completion.
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