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Care Training Academy

UNDERSTANDING SUBSTANCE ABUSE

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Course Objectives

This course helps those who in health, social care or adult and young people’s settings and other related settings like foster care, to gain general understanding of different substances that can be misused by people in their care. The course teaches greater understanding of the effects of substance misuse and how to deal with people who are substance abuser and somewhat addicted to substances.

 

Learning outcomes

At the end of this course, learners must be able to understand:

  • Meaning and concepts of substance abuse.

  • Types of substance

  • Signs and symptoms of substance abuse

  • Why people abuse substance

  • Meaning of recreational drugs

  • Alcohol abuse and its effects.

  • How to support individuals who are substance abusers

 

Course Contents

  • Meaning and concepts of substance abuse.

  • Types of substance

  • Signs and symptoms of substance abuse

  • Why people abuse substance

  • Meaning of recreational drugs

  • Alcohol abuse and its effects.

  • Supporting individuals who are substance abusers

 

Assessment Methods

This course can be assessed by a wide range of methods, depending on the level and

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mode of study. Methods available include but not limited to the following:

  • Written Assignment

  • Observation

  • Multiple choice question (online only)

  • Professional discussion

  • Witness Testimony

Guided learning hours

An average of 10 hours is recommended for this course.

 

 

 

 

 

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About Care Training Academy

Care Training Academy is a subsidiary of the Learning and Development Bureau. A company registered in England Wales. Registered office: Suite 15, Hopewell Business Centre, Hopewell Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 7DX, United Kingdom.

Contact us

Suite 15, Hopewell Business Centre, Hopewell Drive, Chatham, Kent, ME5 7DX.

United Kingdom. Tel: 01634540669
info@ caretrainingacademy.co.uk

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