Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

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Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

Working with Young People, Substance Misuse and Mental Health MASTER (None currently available)

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Aim of the Course: 

 

This course will provide learners with the skills and knowledge to assist clients affected by substance misuse in maintaining a change process (harm reduction/decreasing use or abstinence).

 

Course Learning Outcomes: 

  • Understand the prevalence of poor life satisfaction and mental ill health in the UK and Northern Ireland 
  • Understand the impact of trauma, including childhood trauma 
  • Understand the prevalence of ACEs in NI 
  • Identify potential signs of traumatic stress 
  • Identify key concepts of trauma-informed practice 
  • Identify the two main classification systems that are relevant to mental health conditions 
  • Identify common mental health conditions 
  • Understand some treatment approaches, including NICE treatment guidelines, for some common mental health conditions 
  • Understand the CAMHS and DAMHS services in Northern Ireland, including contact information and the processes of referral, assessment, and treatment 
  • Identify other sources of signposting 

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