This course includes guided learning hours of 120 hours. Participants are required to complete workbooks, assignments and assessments and will involve additional learning in the students own time in addition to the classroom based sessions.
The course comprises 10 days delivery of mandatory modules plus a 2 day optional module that learners can choose from either Dual Diagnosis for Substance Misuse Practitioners or Providing Harm Minimisation Support to Substance Users.
By the end of this course participants will;
Understand substances, their use and effects
Understand current relevant legislation and local and national strategies for delivery of services for substance users
Understand the levels of treatment provision
Understand the modalities of treatment.
Understand the role of prevention as a health promotion approach
Understand the need to promote diversity, equality and the rights of service users
Understand how to promote choice, wellbeing and protection of substance users
Be able to monitor, maintain and promote health and safety in the working environment