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 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.

Advantages

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective, so candidates can progress through the modules at their own pace, in their own time, making it easy to fit the training around their work and personal life.

Further Progression

Other courses that would be useful for candidates taking this one include Conflict Management, and Leadership skills.

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1Statistics and Signs of Misuse70
2Illegal Drugs Part 170
3Illegal Drugs Part 270
4Alcohol Misuse70
5Company Best Practice Part 170
6Company Best Practice Part 270
7Company Best Practice Part 370
8Drug Treatment Services and Further Support70

Recommended System Requirements

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

CPD Approved

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).

  

COURSE COSTS:

Prices exclude VAT – price reduction includes multiple users across multiple courses.

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30
6-10
28
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26
21-30
24
31-40
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41-50
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51-75
18
76-100
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