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Awareness of Substance Misuse (CPD)

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 – developing your knowledge on an important, contemporary issue and equipping you with a skill set that is highly transferrable. This official CPD course is perfect for an introduction to a subject or a subject refresher.

Units covered in this programme include:

– 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.

– 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. .

– 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.

– 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.

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Anytime from Aug 2021 : Distance Learning : Part-time
Course Code : SHCX0091/21/AF
Level : Level 1
Duration : 4 Hours

Cost : Total Fee £30

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Course details

Assessments

This course will be automatically assessed online and you will receive an e-certificate upon completion.

Progression

Upon completion of this course, you may wish to study the following courses: Alcohol Awareness and Understanding Eating Disorders.

Facilities and resources

You will need access to the internet.

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Staring Date : 01/08/2021
Course Code : SHCX0091/21/AF Distance Learning Apply

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