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PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO STAFF WORKING OR LIVING 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 18-06-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 18-06-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 9
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
9

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Overview

This half day awareness session covers the key aspects of drug-related deaths in Scotland, opioid-related overdose prevention, intervention and naloxone basics.  It includes a brief introduction to naloxone and how to utilise the medication in case of an opioid-related overdose.  The session can be extended depending on individual requirements.

Start Date 13-06-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 13-06-2019
End Time 12:30 pm
Available places 0
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices

Overview

This half day awareness session covers the key aspects of drug-related deaths in Scotland, opioid-related overdose prevention, intervention and naloxone basics.  It includes a brief introduction to naloxone and how to utilise the medication in case of an opioid-related overdose.  The session can be extended depending on individual requirements.

Start Date 06-06-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 06-06-2019
End Time 12:30 pm
Available places 19
Individual Price Free
Location
The Advocacy Project
Cumbrae House, 15 Carlton Court, Glasgow G5 9JP
The Advocacy Project
19

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PLEASE NOTE THIS IS A 2 DAY COURSE RUNNING ON 5TH AND 6TH JUNE 2019. 

YOU MUST BE ABLE TO ATTEND ON BOTH DAYS

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 05-06-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 06-06-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 5
Individual Price Free
Location
Woodend Staff Home - Donside Room
Eday Road, Aberdeen, AB15 6WH Scotland, United Kingdom
Woodend Staff Home - Donside Room
5

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PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO STAFF LIVING OR 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 31-05-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 31-05-2019
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

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 30-05-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 30-05-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 4
Individual Price Free
Location
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow, G1 3LN
Scottish Drugs Forum Offices
4

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Overview

This one day training course has been developed to support agencies in their efforts to prevent drug-related deaths, with a focus on opioid-related overdoses and naloxone.

Goals

  • To provide information on drug-related deaths, drug trends, overdose prevention and intervention.
  • To provide an overview of global and national drug-related issues.
  • To offer an in-depth understanding of naloxone and the National Naloxone Programme.
  • To explore potential agency roles in preventing drug-related deaths.
  • To understand harm reduction principles and programmes.

 

Start Date 28-05-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 28-05-2019
End Time 4:30 pm
Available places 13
Individual Price Free
Location
Grangemouth Business Centre
3 Roseland Hall, Grangemouth FK3 8UU
Grangemouth Business Centre
13

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PLEASE NOTE THIS COURSE IS ONLY AVAILABLE TO STAFF WORKING OR LIVING 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 23-05-2019
Start Time 9:30 am
End Date 23-05-2019
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 IS A 2 DAY COURSE RUNNING ON 22ND AND 29TH MAY 2019

Aim

To equip workers with the knowledge, skills and confidence to support young people around sexual and reproductive health and drug use.

There is an introductory drug awareness course available online for anyone who wants to increase their knowledge before this course starts.

https://www.sdftraining.org.uk/online-learning/drug-awareness

 

 

Start Date 22-05-2019
Start Time 10:00 am
End Date 29-05-2019
End Time 4:00 pm
Available places 0
Individual Price Free
Location
Clued Up
441 High Street, Kirkcaldy KY1 2SN
Clued Up

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INTRODUCTION TO TRAUMA AND WORKING WITH PEOPLE WHO USE SUBSTANCES

An introduction to the relationship between trauma and problematic drug and/or alcohol use.

This training will introduce the theory of trauma and will enable participants to identify and implement practical strategies to appropriately support service users who may experience trauma.

This training will allow support workers, project workers and other staff to become trauma-informed within their practice.

Individual Price Free
Location
Glasgow Housing First Service
South Portland Street, Glasgow, G5 9JL Scotland, United Kingdom
Glasgow Housing First Service
1

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