Families, Drugs and Alcohol – Advanced Skills

Course Code
Course Types
Training Event (TBC)
1-day Accredited Course

Medium and extended interventions for working with families affected by drugs and alcohol.

This course is for practitioners with some experience of family support work who wish to further develop their skills. It is suitable for wide range of staff, from Social Workers and Early Help teams, through to specialist drug and alcohol treatment workers. The course explores a range of interventions, including an introduction to 5-Step and CRAFT (Community Reinforcement And Family Training).
Start Date
Wednesday 28 July 2021
End Date
Wednesday 28 July 2021
09:30 - 16:30
Number of Sessions
Learning outcomes
By the end of the training learners will

  • Understand the five commonly used techniques for assisting families.

  • Recognise how different perspectives and approaches impact the outcomes for families.

  • Be able to use a toolkit of approaches with family members.

  • Be able to reflect on the efficacy of different approaches.

  • Be ready to identify your own learning opportunities to continue to improve 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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