Tackling Alcohol: Identification and Brief Advice (IBA)

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Binge drinking by the young and alcohol dependence amongst the elderly is a growing national concern. But front-line, non-specialist workers can perform a vital role in helping to reduce alcohol consumption overall, amongst non-dependent drinkers.
 
This course considers the problems associated with alcohol and aims to increase workers’ awareness and confidence in delivering Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice (IBA).

Learning Objectives

  • To examine the nature and extent of alcohol use in the UK
  • To highlight the effects, risks and harms associated with alcohol use
  • To highlight the use of Identification and Brief Advice as a viable intervention for reducing alcohol consumption
 
Date of next course TBA
 

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