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VCSE Training – Conversations about Alcohol

September 20, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


A free training session for voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector organisations operating in York (United Kingdom).

About this event

About the Workshop

The session will offer you an introduction or refresher in skills and information for brief advice conversations about alcohol. It is delivered by Anna Brown from the Public Health team at City of York Council. It’s an important topic for anyone involved with staff, volunteers or clients.

Training content

The training will cover:

  • Why conversations about alcohol are needed in York
  • Reminder of alcohol health guidelines, alcohol units, the AUDIT questionnaire
  • Using motivational interviewing techniques for collaborative conversations about alcohol
  • Relevant support services in York for individuals and their families

The session will include some time to practice motivational interviewing techniques and for participants to share ideas about integrating learning into everyday practice.

The speakers

The training will be provided by Anna Brown from the Public Health team at City of York Council.


The training is free and open to organisations and individuals working or volunteering in York.


Please contact Jane Granville, Funding and Development Officer, York CVS (jane.granville@yorkcvs.org.uk) for queries about the training or your booking.

About the Venue:

A hearing loop is available. Please visit the Priory Street Centre’s accessibility webpage for more information.

For details on parking, please visit the Priory Street Centre’s parking information webpage.

This training is supported by The National Lottery Community Fund.


September 20, 2022
11:00 am - 1:00 pm


York CVS
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Priory Street Centre (Main Hall) Priory Street Centre York YO1 6ET
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