A social worker can use this handout to help their service user understand the cycle of change, assess which stage they are in and help them plan how to facilitate progress.
The primary concern of this questionnaire is not the amount of alcohol consumed, but how it impacts on the individual and, more particularly, on their role as a parent. This questionnaire has been found to be effective in detecting individuals with alcohol disorders and those…
Used to assess the severity of alcohol withdrawal syndrome, the Clinical Institute Withdrawal Assessment for Alcohol (CIWA), is a ten item scale questionnaire.
Used where alcohol dependence has been identified, the SADQ is a short, self-administered, 20-item questionnaire designed by the World Health Organisation to measure severity of dependence on alcohol.
Used to identify whether there is a problem with alcohol dependency, the AUDIT is a simple questionnaire method developed by the World Health Organization (WHO) assessing alcohol consumption, drinking behaviours, and alcohol-related problems.
The Alcohol Use Questionnaire recommended by the Department of Health has been found to be effective in detecting adults with alcohol disorders and those with hazardous drinking.
The CRAFFT Screening Test is a short clinical assessment tool designed to screen for substance-related risks and problems in adolescents. CRAFFT stands for the key words of the 6 items in the second section of the assessment – CRAFFT = Car, Relax, Alone, Forget, Friends,…