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MerciaNet South runs courses in Worcestershire, which are for professionals or volunteers working in Worcestershire with young people and adults.

Mercianet South
County Hall
Spetchley Road
Worcestershire County Council WR5 2NP


Telephone: 01905 765933

Free Courses

The following courses are available free to professionals and volunteers working in Worcestershire. People out of the county are able to access these courses for a fee of £75 per person per day:

Title of course Length of course
Basic Drug Awareness One day course for those working with adults and young people
Advanced Drug Awareness Two day courses for those working with adults and young people
Alcohol Awareness One day course for all professionals
Drug Recognition One day course
Harm Reduction Two day course
Relapse Prevention One day course
Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Half day course
Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice Half day course
Novel Psychoactive Substances One day course
Alcohol - Physical Risk Assessment One day course
Parented style - Personality Adaptations and Substance Use One day course
Domestic Abuse and Substance Use One day course
Prescribing in Substance Treatment One day course
Safeguarding and Substance Use: An Open Space Event Half day course
Developing Creative Interventions One day course
Group-work: Planning and Process Three day course
Recovery Workers and Social Workers Working Together One day course (for Worcestershire practitioners only)
Understanding and Managing the Relationship between Stress and Substance Use One day course
Harnessing our Power: Understanding Anger and Contact One day course
Thicker than Water? Family Systems and Substance Use One day course
Relapse and Transactional Analysis One day course
Patterns and How to Break Them: Sustaining Recovery One day course
Brief Interventions – Young People One day course
Family Constellations and Social Support One day course
Dialogic Technique in Recovery Interventions One day course
Motivational Interviewing Two day course with a third day follow up


Paid Courses

The following paid courses are available - see below for costs:

Title of course Length of course Fee
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Two day course £150 per delegate
Working with Survivors of Sexual Violence Two day course £150 per delegate
Substance Misuse and Parenting One day course £75 per delegate
Alcohol and the Older Person One day course £75 per delegate
Cultural Competence and Substance use One day course £75 per delegate 
Training Trainers Three day course £225 per delegate 
 Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and the Role of Substance Use One day course £75 per delegate 
Self Harm/Self Injury Awareness Training One day course £75 per delegate 

If you would like to book any of the above courses please do so using the forms below.


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External websites

  • Talk to Frank
    Free and confidential information and signposting.
  • Alcoholics Anonymous
    Community programme to encourage abstinence from alcohol.
  • Narcotics Anonymous (NA)
    Recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other.
  • AdFam 
    Information, training and support for carers, support groups and professionals.  
  • Alcohol Myths Buster
    Test your knowledge of alcohol-related risks and find out the facts about drinking.

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This page was last reviewed 30 September 2013 at 10:35.
The page is next due for review 29 March 2015.