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British Association of Social Workers. [Alcohol Policy UK] (2012) Young people & alcohol. Essential information for social workers. Birmingham: British Association of Social Workers. 15 p. A BASW pocket guide

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This guide seeks to support Social Workers in their practice with young people who drink alcohol and whose use of alcohol is excessive or problematic. It will also be relevant for other social and health care professionals. The information in the guide should be supplemented by further reading and learning.

Contents:
3 Reasons young people drink
4 Understanding the pressures
5 Education & awareness
6 Risks & safety planning
7 Working with parents/carers
8 Stages of alcohol use & suggested interventions
10 Assessment: principles
11 Assessment: practice
13 Intervention
15 Resources
16 Local contact information


Item Type:Evidence resource
Publication Type:Guideline
Drug Type:Alcohol
Intervention Type:AOD prevention, AOD disorder harm reduction, Screening, Psychosocial treatment method, AOD disorder
Source:Alcohol Policy UK
Date:December 2012
Pages:15 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
T Demographic characteristics > Adolescent / youth (teenager / young person)
B Drugs and alcohol substances > Alcohol
T Demographic characteristics > Social worker
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family relations > Parent-child relations
T Demographic characteristics > Young adult
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Risk and protective factors > risk factors
L Social psychology and related concepts > Marital relations > Family and kinship > Family relations > Family role > Role of parent
HJ Treatment method > Psychosocial treatment method
VA Geographic area > Europe > United Kingdom
G Health and disease > Drugs and alcohol disorder > Alcohol use
F Concepts in psychology > Specific attitude and behaviour > risk-taking behaviour
HJ Treatment method > Stages of change

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