Working with Alcohol Users

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Health and social problems resulting from harmful alcohol use can be seen in every professional arena. These five modules have been developed to help staff detect and treat harmful alcohol use across a variety of health and social care settings. Each module can be taken independently, and free places are available to appropriate health and social care staff in South London.

Courses on the following topics are running from October 2015 to March 2016. Complete a short self-assessment to test your knowledge in any of these areas and apply to attend one or more of the modules for full practical training.

  • Introduction to psychological interventions: identification and brief advice
  • Intermediate psychological interventions: motivational interviewing and relapse prevention
  • Physical assessment: detection, screening and assessment
  • Pharmacological interventions: detox, maintenance and repair
  • Working with complexity: special populations and co-morbidity

Simply click on 'Enrol' to find out more about the modules, including course dates and eligibility, and to access the supporting material. Or click 'View course' if you are returning to view the resources again.

If you are not a member of King’s Health Partners but would like more information about the modules and eligibility, please email