EvaluationMethodology The evaluation form was designed to measure: • The overall quality of the program • Participant’s self reported development of skills and knowledge that supports the reduction of potential alcohol related harms • The impact of the program upon participant’s motivation to change their alcohol use
Registrations & Demographic Data January to December 2011...138E.O.I. 113 Attended 11 Sessions 85%Court Directed 52% Under 24 3 Facilitators
FindingsKnowledge of alcohol andpotential harms increased...
FindingsKnowledge of how to reduceharms of drinking...
FindingsUnderstanding of a number of strategiesthat can assist change...
FindingsConfident in making changes... 86% Considering reducing or ceasing alcohol use... 57%
Limitations • Self reporting • Questions regarding future behaviour change does not measure change outcomes
Summary • ACC meets an otherwise unmet demand • Appears to be effective in delivering information about alcohol related harms and strategies for reducing these harms • May be effective in supporting behaviour change • Further evaluation is required