PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO STAFF WORKING WITHIN THE GLASGOW AREA
This one day training course aims to increase workers' knowledge of issues relating to alcohol use and enhance awareness of the support needs and the range of services for those experiencing alcohol related problems.
By the end of the session, delegates should be able to:
- Describe the physical, mental, emotional and social impacts of alcohol use.
- Recall prevalence of alcohol use in Scotland, patterns of use including unit content for common risks, state low risk drinking guidelines and key alcohol related issues being identified in the field.
- Explain key reasons why people use alcohol and the signs of problematic alcohol use.
- Recognise the impact of stigma and staff attitudes on people who use alcohol seeking and gaining support.
- Describe the cycle of change model.
- Understand and explain effective strategies and treatment options to support those experiencing problems with alcohol.
- List key resources and services to support those experiencing alcohol related issues.
Health, Social Care and Voluntary Organisation staff who work in the community in non addictions settings who wish to increase their knowledge and awareness of alcohol issues.
PLEASE ALSO NOTE THERE IS NO PRE-COURSE READING MATERIAL FOR THIS COURSE
MATERIAL WILL BE HANDED OUT AT TRAINING