Drugs and Alcohol Awareness
£35+VAT

Started on August 6, 2020

Course Description
This course is aimed at managers and staff in all industries who play a role in reducing drug, alcohol and substance misuse in the UK. The course starts with official statistics to illustrate the scale of drug and alcohol abuse in the UK. You’ll learn in detail about commonly used drugs, including cannabis, cocaine, heroin, LSD, ecstasy
and some new designer drugs.

Turning to alcohol abuse, the course will show you how to introduce a 4-stage plan to deal with any problems – including how to write an effective Drug and Alcohol Policy. Beyond this the course will explore best business practice in terms of HR, legislation, spotting signs of drug misuse and the implementation of workplace solutions.

The course also explains how the Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS) can help with effective alcohol

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and drugs policies and the development of related management skills. Finally, it looks at current drug treatments and the options for outside support available to individuals and organisations.

Target Audience
This course is aimed at managers and staff in all industries who have a critical role to play in reducing drug, alcohol and substance misuse in the UK.

Course ContentModule
Statistics and Signs of Misuse1
Illegal Drugs Part 12
Illegal Drugs Part 23
Alcohol Misuse4
Company Best Practice Part 15
Company Best Practice Part 26
Company Best Practice Part 37
Drug Treatment Services and Further Support8

Recommended System Requirements
• Browser: Up to date web browser
• Video: Up to date video drivers
• Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
• Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Duration: 80 minutes (Note: This is based on the amount of video content shown and is rounded off. It does not account in any way for loading time or thinking time on the questions).

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