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British Association of Social Workers. (2012) Young people & alcohol. Essential information for social workers. Birmingham: British Association of Social Workers. 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


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