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Awareness of Substance Misuse (CPD)

Level:
Not Applicable
Course Code:
RECN0035/20/AF
Location:
Online Learning
Duration:
Four hours


UK employers, particularly in the health and social care sector, often want candidates with knowledge in this area, so why wait? This short, auto-marked programme will teach you everything you need to know about substance misuse; develop your knowledge on an important, contemporary issue; and equip you with a skill set that is highly transferrable.

Perfect for an introduction to a subject or a subject refresher.

FAQs  

This course is split into manageable sections. These are:

Section one: Substances that are commonly misused
In this section, you will cover the reasons why people use substances, the types of substances that are misused and the factors that can influence the effects of substances.

Section two: The personal and social effects of substance misuse
You will study the harmful effects of substance misuse on individuals and society, as well as where to get support and advice on substance misuse. .

Section three: The perceptions of and responses to substance misuse
This section covers how stereotyping affects users and how media reporting affects people's perceptions of substance misuse. You will also cover statistics about substance misuse.

Section four: Ways to promote healthy choices and build resilience
You will look at the risk factors and protective factors for substance misuse, ways to protect individuals from the risks of substance misuse and the barriers to making healthy choices.
This course will be automatically-assessed online and you will receive an e-certificate upon completion.
Upon completion of this course, you may wish to study:
CPD Alcohol Awareness
CPD UNDERSTANDING EATING DISORDERS
You will need access to the internet.
Please contact the Recreation Team on 01271 852356 for more information.

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Course Fees

Total Fee: £30