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Families Drugs and Alcohol – Essential Skills

Course Code
Course Types
1-day Accredited Course

Brief interventions for working with families affected by drug and alcohol use. This course is designed for everyone working with adult family members affected by someone else’s drug or alcohol use. No previous experience required. 
Start Date
Thursday 4 November 2021
End Date
Thursday 4 November 2021
09:30 - 15:30
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes
By the end of the training, learners will 

  • Recognise the potential impact of substance use on children.

  • Identify family roles around a problematic substance user.

  • Identify behaviours associated with someone who cares for a substance user.

  • Identify ways family members can support each other through the ‘Cycle of Change’.

  • Consider the effectiveness of various brief interventions models.

  • Understand how to encourage alcohol and drug users to engage with treatment.

  • Understand how to put the course learning into practice.

Additional information
Target Audience
For anyone where relevant to role
target audience
Course pre-requisites
The trainer will circulate joining instructions and participant resources (including a learner’s handbook, and exercises and activities) nearer the time.
Zoom, online learning session
Event Trainers
Lauren Booker / Ceri Walker
Pricing Bands
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