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With a focus on Breif Interventions this one day course is a must for those working with young people. The Alcohol & Youth Skills Training aims to improve youth providers’ (any one who works with young people) skills, confidence and knowledge in identifying young people who are misusing alcohol and enable them to intervene appropriately. In turn, young people will be identified earlier and be able to access effective and appropriate support.

THE TRAINING INCLUDES:

  • Alcohol awareness and information

  • Identifying signs and symptoms of for alcohol misuse

  • Providing brief advice and support to young people

  • Supporting changes to reduce alcohol related harm

  • Referring to specialist/structured support

AIMS

The training aims to improve skills, confidence and expertise of youth providers working with young people around alcohol and be able to intervene appropriately.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Alcohol and it’s effects.

  • Recognising indications of alcohol misuse.

  • Assessing and acting upon immediate risk of danger.

  • The range of actions you can take when a young person maybe misusing alcohol and how to decide what action is most appropriate.

  • Providing basic information, advice and support to reduce harm.

  • Brief advice and interventions

  • Using motivational interviewing skills when working with young people.

  • Tools to use with young people to their reduce level of alcohol intake.

  • Referring on to more structured support where appropriate.

THIS COURSE IS DESIGNED TO MEET DRUGS AND ALCOHOL NATIONAL OCCUPATIONAL STANDARDS

AA1    Recognise indications of substance (alcohol misuse) 

AB5    Assess and act upon immediate risk of danger to substance (alcohol users)

AF1     Carry out screening and referral assessment 

AH10 Carry out brief interventions with alcohol users 

 
 

Your facilitator for the day is Charlotte Gordon:

Charlotte Gordon has spent 25 years working with young people of all ages specifically working in substance misuse & sexual health.

Charlotte is a life-coach, focusing on specialist techniques such as, motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioural therapy and NLP. This had led her to develop a unique process for helping individuals and groups to elicit change.

Charlotte is the founder and director of KIP Education and chairwoman of the Drug Education Practitioners Forum, and is a core member of the Sex Education Forum and the PSHE Association.

Charlotte’s professional career and personal history as a vulnerable young person has allowed her to develop a unique training style that  is informal and effective. She currently delivers training nationwide to various professionals, including substance misuse workers, teachers, social workers, mental health workers, youth workers and youth offending teams, and all professionals working with young people. Charlotte plans and implements workshops on drugs, alcohol, addiction, sexual health, internet safety, bullying, eating disorders , self-harm and self-injury, domestic violence and teen-dating abuse in schools and youth settings. 

 
“Very useful and informative training”

“I loved the real life examples, cases studies and videos; really engaging trainingr”

“Very enjoyable and informative day, thank you!”

“Very interesting, trainer was fantastic; a really well delivered programme!”
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ON REQUEST TRAINING

KIP Education CIC is a boutique provider of innovative learning solutions for all organisations large or small. Our customised offerings are focused on reducing the cost of training while maximizing results. KIP Education focuses on building training solutions that engages the learner and promote educational success. KIP Education has been helping clients implement successful training solutions for over 10 years. To arrange a course please contact us. For more information please visit our training course page.

KIP Education can provide training in your area for small or large groups. To arrange a course please contact us. For more information please visit our training course page.

DELIVERED AT A DATE & VENUE TO SUIT YOU

£1350 plus trainer expenses
Maximum 18 participants

TAILOR-MADE TRAINING

Specifically designed and developed to meet a client’s particular needs where a mix of training and consultancy could be offered.

For more information, please contact the KIP Education Training Manager on 07956 300 453

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