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4436 - Dealing with Drink in Housing

March 3, 2022 @ 9:15am Half day Online

Course overview:

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the issues relating to alcohol problems amongst adults. The course examines the physical and mental health impact of alcohol as well as exploring the practical issues of supporting clients who are experiencing alcohol dependency. The course also analyses the various options available for clients who want to overcome and recover from their alcohol addiction.

The course is suitable for all staff who require a better understanding of the issues relating to alcohol dependency and how they may be better able to assist their clients.

What you will learn:

  • To understand the changing patterns of alcohol use amongst adults.
  • To analyse the differences between physical and psychological dependency.
  • To examine the impact of alcohol dependency on a client’s mental and physical health.
  • To explore the risk factors for alcohol dependency including genetic, psychological and environmental factors.
  • To understand the key issues relating to safety and harm reduction.
  • To examine models for assessing a client’s alcohol use.
  • To explore the options for recovery from alcohol dependency.