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Online Drug Awareness - Half Day

PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO STAFF WORKING OR LIVING WITHIN THE GLASGOW AREA

AS A PREREQUISITE PLEASE COMPLETE THE E-LEARNING MODULE: 

DRUG AWARENESS - AN INTRODUCTORY COURSE

https://www.sdftraining.org.uk/online-learning/277-drug-awareness-an-introductory-course

Aim

This introductory half day training course aims to increase workers' knowledge and awareness of key issues relating to drug use in Scotland.

Learning Objectives

By the end of the session delegates should be able to:

  • Identify a range of reasons why people use drugs.
  • Describe the current patterns of drug use.
  • Recognise the potential impact of staff attitudes to substance use on their practice with people who use substances.
  • Recall the most commonly used drugs in Scotland and state their legal classification.
  • Understand and explain the harm reduction rationale and list examples of protective and risk factors for people who use substances.

Target Audience

Health, Social Care and Voluntary Organisation staff who work in the community in non addictions settings who wish to increase their knowledge and awareness of drug issues.

 

 

Event Properties

Start Date 19-08-2020 10:00 am
End Date 19-08-2020 11:45 am
Available places 0
Individual Price Free
Event Type 1
Local Authority Area 15
Event Commissioner NHS GG&C

Event Trainer(s)


Graham Mackintosh


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