ADVANCE DRUGS AWARENESS

WORKING WITH PROBLEM DRUG USE

Overview

Supporting families where problem drug use is an issue can provide a range of challenges for non-specialist workers.

This one-day course has been designed for support workers who may not have specialist drugs knowledge but need to gain a better understanding of the issues.

Understanding dependence and the role of drug treatment is vital if workers are to engage effectively, provide appropriate support, and improve outcomes for children affected by their parent or carer’s drug use.

Learning objectives

  • To explore the issues and challenges of working with problem drug use
  • To gain insight into the concepts of dependence
  • To explore strategies that may help in facilitating change
  • To gain an understanding of different treatment approaches for problem drug use

DANOS COMPENTICIES

  • AA1:
    Recognise indications of substance misuse and refer individuals to specialists
  • AB2:
    Support individuals who are substance users
  • AB5:
    Assess and act upon immediate risk of danger to substance users
  • AC1:
    Develop your own knowledge and practice
  • AD1:
    Raise awareness about substances their use and effects

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