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Substance Misuse


This course is designed to introduce the topic of substance misuse.


This training will enable learners to:

  • Assess service users’ "capacity" when applying the key principles of the Mental Capacity Act (Northern Ireland) and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards
  • Recognise how these may be relevant to service users and how they may impact on your own practice
  • Follow the assessment process required for assessing mental capacity
  • Outline the supporting framework and roles of others specific to these