Addictive behaviours – 3hrs

Addictive behaviours – 3hrs

ADB01 | HSC3047 Care Certificate standard 9

Qualification and credit framework or Registered nurses wishing to incorporate training into P.R.E.P portfolio’s

This course contributes toward the recommended guided learning hours, you should carry out practice reflection, document and attach subsequent evidence from this training.

Summary

This training workshop is for support workers and managers in residential
or community settings who wish to explore and develop an understanding
of the complex issues that surround addiction.
Particular emphasis is on the Class B drug Cannabis, Alcohol and the
potential for addictive behaviours such as food and gambling. The course
will use a variety of teaching methods, including video, practicing
scenarios, myths quiz, and audit handout material.

Who should attend?

This course is relevant to all workers who support individuals in all care
settings.

Proposed Learner Outcomes - The worker must be able to

What is addiction?
• Profiling the addictive personality
• Know the most common legal and illegal substances or circumstances
with the potential to be used and abused
• Gambling and addiction
• The drugs pyramid
• Cannabis – a brief overview of the drug and its effects
• Know the most common problems associated with cannabis misuse
• Alcohol, drugs and medication
• Know where the law stands on drugs and alcohol
• The complex ethics and responsibilities of Support workers
• What to do if? Learners practice interventions with scenarios
• Understand the implications of criminal activity for SU’s and support
workers
• Know where to source your employers policy on Alcohol and drugs
• What to do to reduce the risk of misuse

How many candidates may attend?
This training is not limited in numbers.

Equivalent Relevant information

1. Certificates are issued for each learner and if dated, are valid to that period. N.B Learners attending
must complete the entire duration of the training to qualify for a certificate.
2. A learner assessment may be required post training for audit and PDP purposes.
Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block
capitals clearly on the day.

Registration details are kept by us for Seven years and are legal documents. It is important to register in block capitals clearly on the day.

How to book your course

Please call us on 0208 144 9491. You can also submit our online booking enquiry form too.

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