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

Aim

This one day training course aims to increase workers' knowledge of issues relating to alcohol use and enhance awareness of the support needs and the range of services for those experiencing alcohol related problems.

 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the physical, mental, emotional and social impacts of alcohol use.
  • Recall prevalence of alcohol use in Scotland, patterns of use including unit content for common risks, state low risk drinking guidelines and key alcohol related issues being identified in the field.
  • Explain key reasons why people use alcohol and the signs of problematic alcohol use.
  • Recognise the impact of stigma and staff attitudes on people who use alcohol seeking and gaining support.
  • Describe the cycle of change model.
  • Understand and explain effective strategies and treatment options to support those experiencing problems with alcohol.
  • List key resources and services to support those experiencing alcohol related issues.

Target Audiences

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 alcohol issues.

 

PLEASE ALSO NOTE THERE IS NO PRE-COURSE READING MATERIAL FOR THIS COURSE

 

MATERIAL WILL BE HANDED OUT AT TRAINING

Start Date 27-11-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 27-11-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 7
Individual Price Free
Location
Calton Heritage Centre
423 London Road, Glasgow, G40 1AG
Calton Heritage Centre
7

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One day training for third sector staff working with vulnerable young people in
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Area

SDF and NHS GGC are working in partnership to deliver an interactive course that aims to equip workers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to support young people around sexual and reproductive health and drug use.
Learning outcomes

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Identify vulnerabilities regarding drug use and sexual health
  • Recall what the law says with regards to sexual and reproductive health
  • Describe the impact of drug use on sexual and reproductive health
  • Understand the challenges faced by young people around sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Build confidence in talking to young people about healthy and unhealthy relationships
Start Date 28-11-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 28-11-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 1
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
1

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

Aim

This one day training course aims to increase workers' knowledge of issues relating to drug use and enhance awareness of the support needs and the rage of services for those experiencing drug related problems.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Name the 7 key drug categories and their main effects/side effects.
  • Recall current drug trends, patterns of use and key drug issues being identified in the field.
  • Explain key reasons why people use substances.
  • Describe the signs of problematic drug use and what action to take - what support to offer and when and where to refer/signpost.
  • Recognise the impact of stigma and staff attitudes on service users seeking and gaining support.
  • Understand and explain prevention and education, harm reduction and resilience strategies that can be used to support service users.

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.

 

PLEASE ALSO NOTE THERE IS NO PRE-COURSE READING MATERIAL FOR THIS COURSE

MATERIAL WILL BE HANDED OUT AT TRAINING

Start Date 29-11-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 29-11-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 5
Individual Price Free
Location
Calton Heritage Centre
423 London Road, Glasgow, G40 1AG
Calton Heritage Centre
5

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Aim

This training aims to increase workers' understanding and knowledge of key issues related to blood borne viruses (BBVs - Hep B, Hep C, and HIV) with a particular emphasis on risks associated with drug use and sexual health.

 

Start Date 29-11-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 29-11-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 9
Individual Price Free
Location
The Balfour Hospital - Brodgar B Training Room
Foreland Road, Kirkwall, KW15 1NZ
The Balfour Hospital - Brodgar B Training Room
9

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One day training for third sector staff working with vulnerable young people in
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Area

SDF and NHS GGC are working in partnership to deliver an interactive course that aims to equip workers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to support young people around sexual and reproductive health and drug use.
Learning outcomes

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

  • Identify vulnerabilities regarding drug use and sexual health
  • Recall what the law says with regards to sexual and reproductive health
  • Describe the impact of drug use on sexual and reproductive health
  • Understand the challenges faced by young people around sexual orientation and gender identity
  • Build confidence in talking to young people about healthy and unhealthy relationships
Start Date 29-11-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 29-11-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 2
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
2

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

Aim

This one day training course aims to increase workers' knowledge of issues relating to alcohol use and enhance awareness of the support needs and the range of services for those experiencing alcohol related problems.

 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the physical, mental, emotional and social impacts of alcohol use.
  • Recall prevalence of alcohol use in Scotland, patterns of use including unit content for common risks, state low risk drinking guidelines and key alcohol related issues being identified in the field.
  • Explain key reasons why people use alcohol and the signs of problematic alcohol use.
  • Recognise the impact of stigma and staff attitudes on people who use alcohol seeking and gaining support.
  • Describe the cycle of change model.
  • Understand and explain effective strategies and treatment options to support those experiencing problems with alcohol.
  • List key resources and services to support those experiencing alcohol related issues.

Target Audiences

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 alcohol issues.

 

PLEASE ALSO NOTE THERE IS NO PRE-COURSE READING MATERIAL FOR THIS COURSE

 

MATERIAL WILL BE HANDED OUT AT TRAINING

Start Date 03-12-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 03-12-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 12
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
12

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Drug Awareness

This introductory course addresses the basic elements of knowledge around drugs and is intended to offer instruction and development for staff that are new to the alcohol and drug field.

 

By the end of the course participants will:

 

  • Name the seven key drug categories and their key effects
  • Recall an overview of the key substances in use
  • Identify the reasons why people choose to use drugs and alcohol
  • Recall poly-drug use and dependant substance use patterns
  • Describe signs of overdose and how to respond
  • Identify effective techniques to support people who use drugs and alcohol
Start Date 04-12-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 04-11-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 16
Individual Price Free
Location
Angus Carers Centre
8 Grant Road, Arbroath, DD11 1JN
Angus Carers Centre
16

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

Learning Outcomes

By the end of this course participants will be able to:

 

  • Identify common risk behaviours displayed by young people.
  • Define multiple risk.
  • Discuss positive and negative aspects of risk.
  • Identify common risk behaviours.
  • Recall the factors and Adverse Childhood Experiences that influence risk taking and identify the impact of these on resilience.
  • Demonstrate effective signposting and interventions which tackle multiple risk. build resilience and support post-traumatic growth.
Start Date 10-12-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 10-12-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 8
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
8

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

Aim

This one day training course aims to increase workers' knowledge of issues relating to alcohol use and enhance awareness of the support needs and the range of services for those experiencing alcohol related problems.

 

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe the physical, mental, emotional and social impacts of alcohol use.
  • Recall prevalence of alcohol use in Scotland, patterns of use including unit content for common risks, state low risk drinking guidelines and key alcohol related issues being identified in the field.
  • Explain key reasons why people use alcohol and the signs of problematic alcohol use.
  • Recognise the impact of stigma and staff attitudes on people who use alcohol seeking and gaining support.
  • Describe the cycle of change model.
  • Understand and explain effective strategies and treatment options to support those experiencing problems with alcohol.
  • List key resources and services to support those experiencing alcohol related issues.

Target Audiences

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 alcohol issues.

 

PLEASE ALSO NOTE THERE IS NO PRE-COURSE READING MATERIAL FOR THIS COURSE

 

MATERIAL WILL BE HANDED OUT AT TRAINING

Start Date 11-12-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 11-12-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 20
Individual Price Free
Location
Calton Heritage Centre
423 London Road, Glasgow, G40 1AG
Calton Heritage Centre
20

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Aim

This training aims to increase workers' understanding and knowledge of key issues related to blood borne viruses (BBVs - Hep B, Hep C, and HIV) with a particular emphasis on risks associated with drug use and sexual health.

Start Date 12-12-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 12-12-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 1
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
1

You will need to Login or Create an Account before registering for this event.

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