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

Aims 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

Course Eligibility / Relevance

 

How this course will be delivered: This 3-hour interactive course will be delivered VIA ZOOM to a small group of up to 15 learners.

 

Included in This Course

  • Course Materials (Digital Download)
  • Certificate on Completion
Free

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

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).

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