This session will take place via Teams.
This training is funded by Scottish Government and is free to access for practitioners who work with people who use drugs or alcohol and who live or work in Scotland. If you are outwith these limits, please get in touch and we can discuss other options.
This course will discuss how services and practitioners can better prevent drug-related deaths. This course will have a particular focus on identifying the needs and risks of older people aged 35 years and over who use substances.
To enable workers to recognise risk factors, high-risk times and support people to reduce risk of drug-related death.
By the end of the course, participants will:
Course Length and Format
This course consists of 3.5 hours learning using the following format:
Part 1: SDF Overdose Prevention, Intervention and Naloxone e-learning module (1hr).
Please note. Completion of the e-learning module (part 1) is an essential requirement for attending the trainer facilitated online learning (part 2).
Access to the free e-learning module here: https://www.sdftraining.org.uk/online-learning/156-overdose-prevention-intervention-and-naloxone-3
An invitation to participate in part 2 of the training will be emailed to participants on the morning of training once completion of part 1 has been verified.
Part 2: Trainer facilitated online learning over one-half day (2.5hrs).
Certification of course completion is awarded to participants who complete parts 1 and 2 of the course and submit the post-course evaluation form.
|Start Date||21-01-2022 9:15 am|
|End Date||21-01-2022 1:30 pm|
|Event Type||Core Skills|
|Local Authority Area||Scotland Wide|
|Event Commissioner||Scottish Government|