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Substance Misuse

The substance misuse workshop is suitable for any adults in regular contact with young people and children, adding to the foundation knowledge required for a whole setting approach to mental health. It provides an overview of current substance use behaviour amongst adolescents as well as risk protective factors.

Course Summary

Delivered by mental health professionals, this two hour workshop aims to provide delegates with a comprehensive overview of the effects of drug and alcohol misuse on health, with a focus on strategies that support young people to make healthy and timely choices. The course will cover an understanding of the issue of substance misuse in young people today and the law. Delegates will learn how to identify signs of substance misuse in young people and gain a better understanding of why young people misuse substances, the consequences of substance abuse and how to support young people who are misusing substances.

Learning Outcomes

  • To be able to identify signs of substance misuse in young people
  • To gain a better understanding of why young people misuse substances and the possible consequences
  • To discuss how to support young people who are misusing substances

Added Benefits

To give more people the opportunity to develop their understanding, we have teamed up with The Skills Network to offer all schools that purchase our Whole Staff programmes the opportunity to access additional Level 2 Distance Learning courses in a variety of related topics. Not only can school staff benefit from the accredited programmes, but parents can also access them – free of charge.

Read more information on our Level 2 Distance Learning Enhancing Training page.

Cost

Prices start from just £440 for a whole staff, two hour workshop, with bespoke packages and discounts on larger numbers available.  Individual places costing £49 per person can also be booked on our open courses where applicable.  Please contact us for more details.