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Alcohol Awareness Course

Our Alcohol Awareness Course enables attendees to identify the difference between Alcoholism, Alcoholic, Alcohol dependant and Alcohol misuse and what medical conditions can be caused by prolonged harmful drinking.
Alcohol Awareness course

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Learn how to notice the physical and psychological indicators of withdrawals and what constitutes to Alcohol Awareness.

How much is too much alcohol? What is Alcoholic Liver Disease and Cirrhosis? What is Wernicke-Korsakoff Syndrome? What is the Biopsychological Model? How can alcohol affect mental health? How would identify triggers and help individuals develop coping strategies? What is the 6 Stage Target Model? What are the causes of challenging behaviour?

Our Alcohol Awareness course will help you answer the questions above and more.

In the UK, data shows that in 2020 there were 8974 alcohol-specific deaths (which is around 14 per 100,000 people) this is an 18.6% increase in deaths from 2019.

Through our Alcohol Awareness course, you will gain an understanding of the different types of terminology used. You will learn the stigmatisation around individuals who use alcohol. You will learn how different types of individuals will express different types of behaviours. You will learn what different kinds of effects alcohol can have on the body.

What does Alcohol Awareness Course cover?

  • The difference between what alcoholism, alcoholic, alcohol dependant and alcohol misuse are. 
  • The recommended allowance of units per week and in a session.
  • The stigmatisation relating to alcohol. 
  • The causes if challenging behaviour.
  • Understand the inhibitors that may causes issues for individuals.
  • Understand how positive communication can potentially increase the chances of an individual’s being able to communicate with you.

Who is our Alcohol Awareness Course for?

Our Alcohol Awareness course is for anyone who works with adults this can either be a care or non-care setting. Having basic awareness knowledge and skills could prevent the risk of escalation by using the positive communication skills taught.

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…

By the end of the course, you will be able to…

    • Discuss what prolonged harmful drinking can cause.
    • Discuss what adrenal hijacking is and how it is implemented in the workplace.
    • Recognise why individuals may self-medicate with alcohol.
    • Improve communication skills within the working environment.
    • Evaluate how empathy is important.
    • Explore what the 5-step appeal is.

Frequently asked questions

Our prices are personalised to the company, including how many delegates, and location. Please make an enquiry to get a personalised quote with no hidden costs.
We cover the whole of the UK.
Many of our courses can be adapted for both classroom settings or virtual platforms like zoom. Some courses that include a practical aspect can only be delivered in a classroom setting.
All learners will receive a certificate for any course they complete. Some of our courses are in-house certified, some of our courses are regulated by Ofqual and others are accredited by other awarding bodies.

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