Early Identification and Brief Intervention. Alcohol and primary health care
The project "Early Identification and Brief Intervention. Alcohol and primary health care" is the Slovakian part of the PHEPA2 (EIBI) project. It is conducted by the Ministry of Health of Katalunya, Spain.
- Doc. PhDr. Alojz Nociar, CSc.: Slovak adaptation and translation of the Clinical Guidelines for Early Identification and Brief Intervention
- Doc. PhDr. Alojz Nociar, CSc.: Training Manual for Early Identification and Brief Intervention. Published in 2007.
(both translated from the English versions published in 2005)
- Primary health care patients and young people aged 15 to 19, with hazardous and risky levels of drinking
Objectives of the project
- To provide training of trainers for groups of primary health care workers, and also counsellors for youths
Elements of the offer
- Training programme and Clinical guidelines
- Contents of the intervention/activity
- Offering lessons covering main topics from basic INFO, through screening instruments description (such as AUDIT or CAGE), to main methods for instigation of change, like motivational interview, etc.
Training of trainers
- To some extent, gender-specific aspects are regarded.
Circulation/number of sites
- Eight main offices at the regional levels
Qualification of the staff and personell expenditure of time
- More than 8.000 Euro (half EC, half in kind-country)
Methodology and results of evalution
- Identification test
- engaging the patient in treatment
- pre-treatment motivation
- therapeutic relationship
- Translation and adaptation - as indicated above
Possible stop with primary health care because of some sort of turmoil and problems in the sector; and hopefully implementation of the programme among counsellors for youth anyhow.