MULTI-AGENCY DRUG AND ALCOHOL TRAINING PROGRAMME FOR PROFESSIONALS
The professional training programme is designed to provide a foundation of knowledge for professionals in a variety of fields working with young people who misuse substances. This programme offers an opportunity to learn alongside professionals from other fields, and is a complement to any internal training programme offered by individual agencies.
We have numerous courses available which are designed to help you understand and address drug use and young people confidently and effectively. For more information about the courses please click on the relevant course link below:
The purpose of the KIP Education Drug and Alcohol Training Programme is to enable participants to:
Increase their knowledge and understanding of drug and alcohol use
Reflect on the role of attitudes when working with drug and alcohol use
Respond to drug and alcohol use more confidently
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 relationship between past sexual abuse and consequent substance misuse is increasingly understood and the relationship presents many challenges to service users and providers.
This course aims to give you an understanding of risk taking behaviour in young people and how their decisions about alcohol, drugs, self-harm, sex and relationships are often linked together.
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.
Understand current research and resources around young people’s sexual activity and alcohol use and increase awareness of the links between alcohol use and sexual activity.
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.
ON REQUEST TRAINING
As open training but delivered to a specific group or organisation, usually at a facility or a venue of the client’s choice.
DELIVERED AT A DATE & VENUE TO SUIT YOU
£1350 plus trainer expenses
Maximum 18 participants
Specifically designed and developed to meet a client’s particular needs where a mix of training and consultancy could be offered.
We have a team of experts. Consultancy this year has included assisting organisations to write policies and guidelines, carrying out a needs assessment with young people and professionals and facilitating seminars and briefings for specialist teams.
Whatever your needs and budget, our expert team can find a suitable solution for you.
For more information, please contact the KIP Education Training Manager on 07956 300 453
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