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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


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