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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 13-02-2020
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 13-02-2020
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 18
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
18

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Introduction

The purpose of this training is to raise confidence in practitioners, who work with injecting drug users, to raise the topic of transitioning to foil use and other harm reduction initiatives.

This training will cover methods of using drugs and the risks attached to these, physiological differences for each method of use, reasons for moving from smoking to injecting and vice-versa as well as practical demonstrations such as how to make a pipe.

Start Date 27-01-2020
Start Time 1:30 pm
End Date 27-01-2020
End Time 4:00 pm
Available places 12
Individual Price Free
12

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Introduction

The training will give a brief overview of bacterial infection and various outbreaks.  It gives participants the opportunity to explore harm reduction information relevant to bacterial infection.  The training will provide an overview of the main signs and symptoms which practitioners should be aware of and will encourage participants to think about and develop a response relevant to their services.

Knowledge of drugs and experience of working with people who use drugs is an advantage but not essential for this training.

 

Start Date 27-01-2020
Start Time 10:00 am
End Date 27-01-2020
End Time 1:00 pm
Available places 14
Individual Price Free
14

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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 23-01-2020
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 23-01-2020
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 11
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
11

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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 21-01-2020
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 21-01-2020
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 18
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
18

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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 5
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
5

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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 19
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
19

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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 18
Individual Price Free
Location
Angus House
Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar DD8 1AN
Angus House
18

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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 8
Individual Price Free
Location
Carlton Heritage Centre
423 London Rd, Glasgow G40 1AG
Carlton Heritage Centre
8

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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 26-11-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 26-11-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 19
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
19

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