Alcohol Awareness Training for Parenting Professionals: Trainer's Manual.
Parenting Fund (UK) Alcohol Concern (UK)
Published: September 2005
25 Corsham Street
London, England N1 6DR, Tel: 020 7566 9800
At the end of the training participants will be able to: Describe what alcohol is and summarise potential short- and long-term effects on drinkers; Describe the ways in which alcohol is commonly used and what is meant by safe, hazardous and dangerous drinking; Describe the relevance of concepts of dependency, addiction, problem-drinking; Describe the Cycle of Change as it applies to parents who misuse; Describe the impact on children of problem-drinking parents; Offer basic advice to parents with drinking problems; List the range of services commonly available to people seeking help and advice and how to access these; and Describe the common care pathways for people at various stages in their drinking lives and the potential impacts on families at particular stages of care. Accompanying PowerPoint presentation available at http://www.alcoholandfamilies.org.uk/taining_materials/12.7.ppt (Author abstract)
alcoholism; alcohol abuse; parenting; substance abusing parents