KIP Education look beyond the immediate behaviours and understand the reasons why young people take use drugs, and use this understanding to inform the development of effective education, services and support
This course provides comprehensive information on cannabis and young people’s misuse. It will also increase your confidence and knowledge in how to support young people to make good decisions about these types of behaviours, including problematic cannabis dependence.
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.
With a detailed focus on building resilience when working with young people this 1-day course covers a large number of illegal and legal drugs, plus a wide range of issues related to substance misuse, social effects, health and the various responses and interventions when working with young people.
With a detailed focus on strategies and session plans when working with young people in and out of the classroom, this course covers a wide range of issues related to substance misuse, social effects, health and the various responses and interventions when working with young people.
This course will increase a participant’s knowledge of the emerging danger from the abuse of new designer compounds and other novel drugs of abuse. Specific emerging substances of abuse that will be covered are Bath Salts, Synthetic cannabinoids (K2), Salvia as well as other designer compounds and naturally occurring substances.
Identifying problem users and the problems associated with alcohol use; harm reduction; responses to alcohol use; drug services, using effective communication techniques when talking to young people about alcohol.
Knowing the signs and symptoms relating to alcohol use; problems associated with alcohol use; harm reduction; responses to alcohol use; drug services, using effective communication skills when talking to young people about alcohol.
This one-day training programme supports professionals with the challenges young people face; include risks of grooming and sexual exploitation, negotiating online safety, engaging in healthy consent-based relationships, and dealing with the pressures to conform to idealised models of ‘how to be’ men and women.