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SUBSTANCE MISUSE AWARENESS (ASET LEVEL 2)
 
SUBSTANCE MISUSE AWARENESS (ASET LEVEL 2)
 
£250.00
 

COURSE CODE 186


 
Student Profile

This programme is designed for people who wish to gain an understanding of principles and practice of Substance Misuse Awareness.  No prior knowledge is required.

Objectives

The objectives of the course are to:

Cover a wide range of issues related to substance misuse, social effects, health and the various responses and interventions at a deeper and more comprehensive level than the Level 2 Drugs Awareness course.

Accreditation

The course leads to the award of the Substance Misuse Awareness  (Level 2) from ASET, a leading UK awarding body recognised by the Qualifications and Curriculum Authority.

Study Method

The course is designed for study by distance learning at work or at home.  Students receive course manual, assignments and studyguide plus tutor support by mail and email.  You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of registration. 

Assessment

Each element is followed by a written assignment, which is submitted and marked by your tutor.  There is no external examination required.

Course Duration

Students may register at any time and have a full year to complete their studies.  The course will take around 120 hours of study to complete.

Pack/Course Contents

• Studyguide
• Comprehensive study notes for each element of the course
• Self-assessment activities
• Assignments
• Tutor support
• Assignment marking & feedback
• Accreditation

COURSE CONTENT

The course is divided up into six modules, as follows:


Module 1: Understanding drug use:
• History of drug use
• the effects of drugs
• drug facts
• understanding attitudes and values about drugs


Module 2: Recognising and responding to drug use:
• Know the signs and symptoms relating to drug use
• the laws in relation to drug use
• problems associated with drug use
• harm reduction
• responses to drug use
• drug services


Module 3: Communicating with young people about drugs:
• Using effective communication skills when talking to young people about drugs

 
Module 4: Understanding solvent and volatile substance abuse (VSA):
• Reasons why VSA should be a cause for concern


Module 5: Awareness of issues concerning alcohol and young people:
• Issues surrounding the use/misuse of alcohol
• the different types of alcohol consumption and their potential effects
• the consequences associated with different types and levels of alcohol consumption
• attitudes towards and the impact of alcohol use on young people


Module 6: Blood borne viral infections related to drug use:
• Understand the nature, extent and effects of blood borne viruses
• understand how to prevent the transmission of blood-borne viruses
• understand the range of attitudes and values about blood-borne viral infections



Advantages of this distance learning course:
  • Home Study: you declare when you study, no need to attend class at fixed times and fixed dates. Your study hours fit around you!
  • We will post all the beautifully printed course materials to you. Everything is written in a clear and easy-to-understand format.
  • Start this course anytime of the year! No need to wait until the new academic year starts. Enroll today so soon you'll start improving your CV or re-skill for your new career.
  • Create your own study routine, learn at your own pace, complete your course as quickly or slowly as your circumstance dictate.
  • Your home learning is totally supported by experienced tutors who guide, encourage and assess your progress. You will not be alone because all our tutors are friendly and approachable.


SUBSTANCE MISUSE AWARENESS (ASET LEVEL 2)
 
SUBSTANCE MISUSE AWARENESS (ASET LEVEL 2)
 
 
£250.00
 

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