Basic Drug Awareness Virtual Workshop
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Basic Drug Awareness
To provide a basic awareness of different substances, a basic understanding of addiction, how to recognise if someone they are working with is misusing substances and what to do about it.
An interactive on-line workshop to support professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
Before applying for this workshop, please note the following conditions:
Webinar/ Virtual Training, Please note that these training sessions will use the ZOOM app. Once registered, you will be sent, nearer the date, a link for you to download the FREE app and further instructions of how to access the training.
Aims & Objectives: By the end of this half day on-line workshop the participants will have:
- Improved their knowledge of different types of drugs, what they look like, effects, signs and the law
- Gained a better understanding of why people may use
- Explored issues such as barriers to recovery; stigma, denial, resistance
- More awareness of treatment options and services
Target Group: Groups 2 Those in regular contact or have a period of intense but irregular contact, with children, young people and/or parents/carers including all health clinical staff, who may be in a position to identify concerns about maltreatment. Examples: Housing, hospital staff, YOS staff and staff in secure settings, the police other than those in specialist child protection roles, sports development officers, disability specialists, faith groups, community youth groups, play scheme volunteers