Introduction to Drug and Alcohol
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Introduction to Drug and Alcohol

Introduction to Drug and Alcohol

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Eastern College Australia

44-60 Jacksons Road

Mulgrave, VIC, Australia

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What the course covers:

The Introduction to drug and alcohol course teaches adults how to assist young people who are beginning to experiment with using substances, regularly using or using problematically. Course participants learn about the types of drugs, their effects on the body, stages of change and treatment options for young people. By the end of the course all participants will have the knowledge to assess, support and refer young people to appropriate services.

Topics covered include:

  • Three types of drugs

  • Drug effects

  • Stages of Change

  • Initial conversations for pre-contemplation

  • Effective treatment options

  • Drug induced psychotic states

  • Debunking myths and legends

Format

This is a 14 hour course, which can be delivered as either:

  • A two-day training package (7 hours per day), OR

  • As four Separate modules (3.5 hours each)

Course participants receive a copy of the presentation and a Certificate of Completion.

Who can attend a course?

Any interested adult can attend, though please note this course is not for adolescents to attend. This course is also not a therapy or support group, rather it is an education course to learn how to  assess, support and refer young people to appropriate services.

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