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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 27-03-2020
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 27-03-2020
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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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 30-03-2020
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 30-03-2020
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 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 07-04-2020
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 07-04-2020
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 20
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
20

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

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 15-04-2020
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 15-04-2020
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 20
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
20

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

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 22-04-2020
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 22-04-2020
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 20
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
20

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

  • Name common triggers for problem substance use and mental health issues.
  • Name the 7 key drug categories and their key effects/side effects.
  • Give a definition of the most common mental health diagnosis.
  • Recall the impact on mental health of the 7 main drug categories.
  • Identify attitudes and values towards substance use and mental health.
  • Identify effective techniques for supporting people affected by mental health and substance use issues.
Start Date 24-04-2020
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 24-04-2020
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 19
Individual Price Free
Location
Borders General Hospital
Chiefswood Road, Melrose, TD6 9BS
Borders General Hospital
19

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

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 30-04-2020
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 30-04-2020
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 20
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
20

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

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 06-05-2020
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 06-05-2020
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 20
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
20

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

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 14-05-2020
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 14-05-2020
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 20
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
20

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

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 20-05-2020
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 20-05-2020
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 20
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
20

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

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