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Course Title: Drug Awareness - 1 day
Duration: 1 Day

Description

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

Events Scheduled

Date Course Title Venue Area Spaces
22.11.2017 DRUGAWARE NHSGLASGOW Drug Awareness - 1 day The Adelphi Centre Glasgow City 2
14.12.2017 DRUGAWARE NHSGLASGOW Drug Awareness - 1 day Calton Heritage Centre Glasgow City Event is Full - Add Details to Waiting List
12.01.2018 DRUGAWARE NHSGLASGOW Drug Awareness - 1 day Calton Heritage Centre Glasgow City Event is Full - Add Details to Waiting List
06.02.2018 DRUGAWARE NHSGLASGOW Drug Awareness - 1 day Calton Heritage Centre Glasgow City 2
08.02.2018 DRUGAWARE NHSGLASGOW Drug Awareness - 1 day Calton Heritage Centre Glasgow City 12
16.02.2018 DRUGAWARE NHSGLASGOW Drug Awareness - 1 day Calton Heritage Centre Glasgow City 15
07.03.2018 DRUGAWARE NHSGLASGOW Drug Awareness - 1 day Calton Heritage Centre Glasgow City 14
09.03.2018 DRUGAWARE NHSGLASGOW Drug Awareness - 1 day Calton Heritage Centre Glasgow City 17