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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 07-10-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 07-10-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 14
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
14

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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 10-10-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 10-10-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 0
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices

PLEASE NOTE IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS COURSE, THERE IS A REQUIREMENT TO HAVE COMPLETED DRUG AWARENESS 1 DAY COURSE OR THE ONLINE E-LEARNING MODULE LINK BELOW

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

Overview

This one day course will cover the core areas of drug-related deaths on a global, national and local scale, opioid-related overdose prevention and explore methods and models of community-based delivery and adult learning.

There will be an in-depth look at naloxone, its actions, kit assembly and administration with specific attention to overdose intervention and basic life support with naloxone.

The training will also give an overview of global naloxone activity and of the Scottish National Naloxone Programme.

 

Start Date 11-10-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 11-10-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 6
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
6

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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 11-10-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 11-10-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 15
Individual Price Free
Location
Calton Heritage Centre
423 London Rd, Glasgow G40 1AG
Calton Heritage Centre
15

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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 15-10-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 15-10-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 13
Individual Price Free
Location
The Balfour Hospital - Brodgar B Training Room
Foreland Road, Kirkwall KW15 1NZ
The Balfour Hospital - Brodgar B Training Room
13

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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 22-10-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 22-10-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 16
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
16

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AIM

 

The aim of this course is to support practitioners in adult substance use and children's services to listen and respond effectively and appropriately to children affected by parental substance use.

Start Date 22-10-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 22-10-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 0
Individual Price Free
Location
The Balfour Hospital - Brodgar A Training Room
Foreland Road, Kirkwall KW15 1NZ
The Balfour Hospital - Brodgar A Training Room

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 24-10-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 24-10-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 6
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
6

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

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 29-10-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 29-10-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 7
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
7

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

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 29-10-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 29-10-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 4
Individual Price Free
Location
Mayfield Communtity Centre
Sunnybank Road, Stirling, FK7 0DB Scotland, United Kingdom
Mayfield Communtity Centre
4

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