Drug & Alcohol Awareness

This course focuses on the ins and outs of different drugs; you will learn about the effects of substances & be able to recognise drugs and the paraphernalia associated. We will also look at trends and policy relating to substances.

Date

Time

Venue

Trainers

26th April 2017

10.00 – 4.00

 

Castle Hill Centre

Ceri Blackmore

3rd October 2017

10.00 – 4.00

Castle Hill Centre

Ceri Blackmore

 

18th January 2018

10.00 – 4.00

Castle Hill Centre

Ceri Blackmore

 

Alcohol & Young People

This course looks in detail at the impact of alcohol upon young people; we will look at the effects of alcohol misuse & trends in alcohol use amongst young people. We will also focus on risk taking, harm reduction and look at appropriate interventions for working with young people misusing alcohol. 

Date

Time

Venue

Trainers

11th July 2017

 

10.00 – 4.00

Castle Hill Centre

Ceri Blackmore

6th December 2017

 

10.00 – 4.00

Castle Hill Centre

Ceri Blackmore

 

Cannabis & Young People

Cannabis is one of the most popular illegal substances; this course looks at the different types of cannabis, how cannabis is used and the varying effects and risks. We will look at harm reduction and identify appropriate interventions for young people using and misusing cannabis.

Date

Time

Venue

Trainers

13th June 2017

10.00 – 4.00

Castle Hill Centre

 

Ceri Blackmore

14th November 2017

 

10.00 -4.00

Castle Hill Centre

Ceri Blackmore

New Psychoactive substances

(AKA legal highs)

due to feedback extended to full day

The face of drug use and accessing drugs is changing with the internet and increased use of legal highs. This course looks at the range of new drugs being used and the concerns about legal highs, we will look at effects, risks and approaches to working with young people.

Date

Time

Venue

Trainer

29th  June 2017

 

10.00 – 4.00

Castle Hill Centre

Ceri Blackmore

14th December 2017

10.00 – 4.00

Castle Hill Centre

 

Ceri Blackmore

13th March 2018

 

10.00 – 4.00

Castle Hill Centre

Ceri Blackmore

Parental Substance Misuse for Children’s & Young People’s Workers (2 day course)

This course focusses on the impact of parental substance misuse, we will look at the effects on foetal development, and longer term impacts on the child and young person. We will discuss the issues in families where there is significant substance misuse and explore approaches to working with these families.

Dates

Time

Venue

Trainer

16th & 17th May 2017

10.00– 4.00

Castle Hill Centre

Ceri Blackmore& Denise Jones

10th & 11th October 2017

10.00 – 4.00

Castle Hill Centre

Ceri Blackmore& Denise Jones

 

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

Maternal drinking can have significant impact on a child from birth to adulthood; this course looks at foetal exposure to alcohol, physical, mental and emotional effects, impact on the child and family, and strategies for working with children with FASD.

Date

Time

Venue

Trainers

22nd June 2017

1.00 – 4.00

Castle Hill Centre

Ceri Blackmore & Denise Jones

21st November 2017

1.00 – 4.00

Castle Hill  Centre

Ceri Blackmore & Denise Jones

28th February 2018

 

1.00 – 4.00

Castle Hill Centre

Ceri Blackmore & Denise Jones

Emotional & Mental Health

If you are interested in learning more about emotional and mental health we are signposting professionals and family to www.minded.org.uk

The website provides a comprehensive free e-learning package all you need to do is register.

“MindEd is suitable for all adults working with, or caring for, infants, children or teenagers; all the information provided is quality assured by experts, useful, and easy to understand. We aim to give adults who care for, or work with, young people:

  • the knowledge to support their wellbeing
  • the understanding to identify a child at risk of a mental health condition

the confidence to act on their concern and, if needed, signpost to services that can help      

Note your interest:     If you are interested in courses that are full please let me know that you are interested then I can place you on the list for the courses that are running next year.

Bespoke training: We can discuss delivering any of the above training to staff teams if you feel that would be more appropriate      

http://www.360substancemisuse.org.uk