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Alcohol Brief Interventions (ABI) ‘Train the Trainer’ Training

November 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am - November 26, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

The Public Health Team is pleased to be able to offer the Alcohol Brief Interventions free ‘Train the Trainer’ training opportunity to those working in a frontline role with individuals, patients, professionals or in a role that delivers training to other organisations.

The training will equip you to deliver effective alcohol screening and brief interventions in your role, in addition to training others to deliver alcohol brief interventions in their roles.

They are looking for keen and enthusiastic individuals who will form part of an active network of our Calderdale ABI trainers, who will go on to roll out the ABI training to groups and organisations across Calderdale.

Day one of the ABI training course will cover:

  • Facts about alcohol, myths, units and safe limits
  • The physical effects of alcohol both short term and long term
  • Definitions such as binge drinking, high risk and dependency
  • Brief Interventions
  • Support available and how to refer to local services
  • Useful tools and resources to support training

Day two of the ABI training course will cover:

  • Update on government alcohol unit guidance
  • Update on scale and nature of the alcohol problems in UK
  • Focus on alcohol identification and brief advice
  • Tailoring the information /slides to different audiences
  • Tips and techniques for delivery
  • How to overcome barriers to training

For more information or to book your place, please contact sam.booth@calderdale.gov.uk or ring 01422 393092


November 25, 2019 @ 9:00 am
November 26, 2019 @ 4:30 pm


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Halifax, HX1 2AL
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