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Public Health – FREE online courses on having conversations about quitting smoking and alcohol use and harms.

July 29, 2021

Public Health, Oxfordshire County Council are offering FREE online training courses on the following:

1. Very Brief Advice (VBA) – a simple approach which allows you to offer practical advice in as little as 30 seconds and can be effective in encouraging smokers to quit

This is a one-hour Introductory session and is suitable for anyone who is likely to come into contact with people who smoke in their day to day work. The course is delivered online via Zoom, and at the end of the course, you will be able to:

• Learn about the importance of talking about smoking
• Have the confidence to engage smokers in conversations about quitting
• Give the best advice on how to quit

Upcoming dates can be found in the table below (more dates to follow). Please visit the Eventbrite page to book a place.

  • Introduction to Very Brief Advice – 30 seconds to save a life Tuesday 14th September
    9.30am to 10.30am
  • Introduction to Very Brief Advice – 30 seconds to save a life Tuesday 5th October
    1pm to 2 pm
  • Introduction to Very Brief Advice – 30 seconds to save a life Monday 1st November
    9:30am to 10:30am

2. Alcohol Brief Intervention – a simple intervention for people whose alcohol use may be harmful to their health without them often realising

Please find below a flyer for detailed information: (email attachment: Alcohol brief intervention) or please visit the Eventbrite page

Alcohol brief intervention

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