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Course Title: Alcohol Awareness - 1/2 day
Duration:  1/2 Day

Description

PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO STAFF WORKING OR LIVING WITHIN THE GLASGOW AREA

Aim

This introductory half-day training course aims to increase workers' knowledge and awareness of key issues relating to alcohol use in Scotland.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the session, delegates should be able to:

  • Identify a range of reasons why people use alcohol.
  • Describe the different patterns of alcohol use and how to identify the signs of problematic alcohol use.
  • Recognise the potential impact of staff attitudes to alcohol use on their practice with people who are experiencing alcohol related issues.
  • Recall prevalence of alcohol use in Scotland, the unit content of common drinks and state low risk drinking guidelines.
  • Understand and explain the different approaches to reducing the harm caused by problematic alcohol use and alcohol related issues including being able to list key resources and services to support those experiencing problematic alcohol use and alcohol related issues.

Target Audience

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

Events Scheduled

Date Title Venue Area Spaces
18.06.2018 Alcohol Awareness - 1/2 day Scottish Drugs Forum Offices Glasgow City 13
25.06.2018 Alcohol Awareness - 1/2 day Scottish Drugs Forum Offices Glasgow City 19