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


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


Supporting Family Members 29th&30th June 2023

  • Duration 6h
  • Total Enrolled 15
  • Last Update May 19, 2023


Provides an understanding of how drug or alcohol use can affect children, young people and family members, and how best to support adults and young people impacted by these issues.

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

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Very good informative course


A very helpful and engaging course. A great balance of theory, evidence, and examples of how to apply information in real life situations.

It was very informative and I have learned a lot. Thank you


Material Includes

  • Course slides and additional materials
  • Certificate iof completion


  • 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.