PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO STAFF WORKING WITHIN THE GLASGOW AREA
This introductory half-day training course aims to increase workers' knowledge and awareness of key issues relating to alcohol use in Scotland.
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.
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