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British Association of Social Workers. [Alcohol Policy UK] (2012) Children, families & alcohol use. Essential information for social workers. Birmingham: British Association of Social Workers. 16 p. A BASW pocket guide

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This guide aims to support Social Workers in their practice with people who use alcohol and who have families. While it focuses on preventing alcohol-related harm to children, harm to other dependents is an increasing area of concern for social work. This guide may be relevant to other social care and health professionals. Information in this pocket guide should be supplemented by other learning and reading.

Contents:
3 Alcohol & families: Key messages
4 Parental alcohol problems
5 Impact on parenting
6 Impact on children
7 Alcohol & Reproductive health
8 Protective factors
9 Resilience factors
10 Impact on family
11 Assessment: key questions & messages
12 Assessment challenges
13 Social work intervention
14 Specialist treatment
15 Resources
16 Local contact information


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Alcohol
Intervention Type:AOD prevention, AOD disorder harm reduction, AOD disorder
Source:Alcohol Policy UK
Date:December 2012
Pages:16 p.
Publisher:British Association of Social Workers
Corporate Creators:British Association of Social Workers
Place of Publication:Birmingham
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:MP-MR Policy, planning, economics, work and social services > Social services
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family relations > Family role
L Social psychology and related concepts > Interpersonal interaction and group dynamics > Social support
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Prevention approach > Family-focused prevention
T Demographic characteristics > Child of drugs and alcohol user
T Demographic characteristics > Social worker
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Alcohol
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family and drugs and alcohol > Drugs and alcohol related family problems
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family relations > Parent-child relations
T Demographic characteristics > Child
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom
G Health and disease > Drugs and alcohol disorder > Alcohol use
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family structure > Family support

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