19 April 2021
A visually engaging A3 clinical tool designed to assist practitioners structure a 20-30 minute ultra-brief intervention with someone who uses alcohol. NB: This tool is designed to be printed in colour A3.
NOT FOR GENERAL DISTRIBUTION.
DOWNLOADING THIS RESOURCE
By downloading a copy of this resource you consent to supplying your email address to Insight so that we can contact you at a later date for the purposes of evaluation and research on the effectiveness of the tool. Participation in research activities with Insight is purely voluntary. Your personal details and email address will remain private and will not be passed on to any 3rd party.
ABOUT THIS RESOURCE
Insight's Check Tools are ideal for use by GPs, in hospital settings, by generalist health and community service workers or by specialist mental health and AOD treatment workers who are conducting initial appointments, drug diversion sessions and/or opportunistic engagement with clients and patients. You are free to use the tool in any way that suits you. Parts can be skipped or the sequence re-ordered, or you can simply read through the tool word-for-word. The completed exercise can then be given to the client to take away as a reminder of your conversation.
All Check Tools are free to download and use, and lists the national 24/7 alcohol and drug hotline so that they can be used anywhere in Australia.
A hard copy tear-off pad containing 25 sheets is available free of charge for Queensland-based workers. A postage fee applies if you wish to order additional copies.
See the video below for general instructions on using these tools.