Skip Ribbon Commands
Skip to main content
Navigate Up

Managing Alcohol Problems Online Course


The use of alcohol is highly prevalent in Canada.  In this new five week course designed for physicians and other front-line clinicians, five self-directed, online modules explore the impact of alcohol problems, and the use of common pharmacotherapies and psychosocial treatments for alcohol use disorder.

  • Module 1: Introduction to alcohol problems
  • Module 2: Screening, assessment and brief intervention
  • Module 3: Withdrawal management
  • Module 4: Pharmacotherapy for alcohol problems
  • Module 5: Psychosocial treatment approaches
This course is for health care practitioners and aims to enhance their knowledge and skills to more effectively identify, assess and treat clients with alcohol use problems

The course includes various instructional activities, such as case scenarios, interactive review questions and end-of-module quizzes.

Course Objectives

After successfully completing this course, you will be able to:

  • identify the short-term and long-term health impacts of alcohol use
  • identify clinical signs and symptoms of problem drinking
  • identify screening tools available to identify a person with alcohol problems
  • describe the components of a comprehensive assessment for alcohol use disorder
  • describe how to assess and treat patients experiencing alcohol withdrawal
  • explain the medications prescribed for the treatment of alcohol use disorder
  • describe commonly used psychosocial treatment approaches for alcohol use disorder



Please note that this course is NOT part of the Concurrent Disorders Certificate Program.


The continuing education event has been designated as a U of T Accredited event and awarded with the following credits:

  • The College of Familiy Physicians of Canada - 10.5 Mainpro+ credits
  • Royal College of Physicians & Surgeons of Canada - 10.5 Section 1 hours

Participants will receive a Letter of Completion at the end of the course

Registraiton Date

March 26 - April 27, 2018


Please click on the link below to register:



Robyn Steidman

Education Assistant

416-535-8501 x36640




CAMH Switchboard 416-535-8501
CAMH General Information Toronto: 416-595-6111 Toll Free: 1-800-463-6273
Connex Ontario Help Lines
Queen St.
1001 Queen St. W
Toronto, ON
M6J 1H4
Russell St.
33 Russell St.
Toronto, ON
M5S 2S1
College St.
250 College St.
Toronto, ON
M5T 1R8
Ten offices across Ontario