Publication - Strategy/plan

Substance misuse services: delivery of psychological interventions

Published: 4 Jun 2018
Directorate:
Population Health Directorate
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781788519175

Strategy aimed at increasing access to support for people working to recover from problematic alcohol and drug use.

40 page PDF

1.1 MB

40 page PDF

1.1 MB

Contents
Substance misuse services: delivery of psychological interventions
Appendix 1: Example audit tool to identify recommended level of training and supervision

40 page PDF

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Appendix 1: Example audit tool to identify recommended level of training and supervision

Skill

Recommended good practice: training

Recommended good practice: supervision/coaching

Suggestions for audit

Motivational interviewing ( MI)

NES MI e-learning module

Coordinated by: service managers

Accessed via: online

Introductory level (two-day) training for all new staff

Coordinated by: service managers

Accessed via: local ADP/local addiction psychology ( AP) service/ NES/ SDF/other

Staff attend monthly coaching group to reflect and practice skills *

Coordinated by: local AP service

Accessed via: local AP service

- % staff completing online training

- % staff completing introductory/intermediate/advanced training

- number of staff attending regular practice development groups

- service user feedback

Where practice development groups assess competence (e.g., through use of assessments such as MIA- STEP), objective outcomes of competence may also be measured

Refresher, intermediate or advanced training for all experienced staff

Coordinated by: service managers

Accessed via: as above

Staff attend regular high-quality clinical supervision

Coordinated by: service managers

Accessed via: offered in-house or accessed via the local AP service

Basic CBT skills for relapse-prevention and recovery management **

NES Core Skills e-learning module

Coordinated by: service managers

Accessed via: online

Two/three-day core skills training for all new staff ( NES or bespoke)

Coordinated by: local AP service

Accessed via: local AP service

Staff attend monthly coaching group to reflect and practice skills*

Coordinated by: local psychology service

Accessed via: local AP service

- % staff completing online training

- % staff completing face-to-face training

- number of staff attending regular practice development groups

- service user feedback

Staff attend regular high-quality clinical supervision

Coordinated by: service managers

Accessed via: offered in-house or accessed via the local AP service

Trauma- informed approaches

NES trauma e-learning module

Coordinated by: service managers

Accessed: online

Training package (bespoke – approx. two days) for all new staff

Coordinated by: local AP service

Accessed via: local AP service

Staff attend regular high-quality clinical supervision which provides an opportunity to reflect on trauma-informed approaches to clinical practice

Coordinated by: service managers

Accessed via: in-house or accessed via the AP service

- % staff completing online training

- % staff completing face-to-face training

- service user feedback

* It is not necessary for staff to attend separate coaching sessions for MI and Core Skills – high-quality coaching should include elements of both, so attendance at one monthly coaching group is sufficient.

** These skills should include the following elements of skill/knowledge: node-link mapping, motivational enhancement, functional analysis, relapse prevention, recovery management and awareness of cognitive impairment


Contact

Alcohol and Drug Delivery team: Alcohol_and_Drug_partnerships@gov.scot