Substance Misuse and Young People

Date & Time:

Wednesday 26 February 2020 (09:30 - 16:30)

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Venue:

Sutton Civic Offices, G3, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

Detail:

Target Group / Level

This training is targeted to Group Level 2 (in regular contact with children, young people and/or parent/carer) or Level 3 (predominately working with children) as set out in the Safeguarding Competency framework in London Safeguarding Child Procedures. NHS Inter-Collegiate Standards 2 and 3 for health professionals. It is also targeted to foster carers.

Course Overview / Aim

This course will help workers understand the types of drugs and alcohol young people use, why they use them and how things are changing. There is increasing evidence of young people using substances, such as ketamine, MDMA, Cannabis and a range of legal highs including alcohol. The course will help people recognise drug/alcohol issues among young people and respond appropriately. The course will also look at when you should refer the person to a specialist for further help.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will:

  • Describe the nature and extent of substance use amongst young children
  • Provide some substance related advice and information to young children
  • Clarify their role in supporting a young person's substance misuse
  • Understand when to involve other agencies
  • Understand Hidden Harm/Parental Drug Use

Places Available:

21
Sector LimitAvailable
AdopterNo Limit
Education - CognusNo Limit
Education - Early YearsNo Limit
Education - OtherNo Limit
Education - Schools/CollegesNo Limit
Foster CarerNo Limit
LBS Adults/Childrens - All Age Disabilites0
LBS OtherNo Limit
LBS People Adults - Admiral Nurses0
LBS People Adults - Carshalton Locality0
LBS People Adults - Clinical Health0
LBS People Adults - Heads of Service0
LBS People Adults - Hospital Pathway0
LBS People Adults - Learning Disabilities0
LBS People Adults - Other0
LBS People Adults - START0
LBS People Adults - Sutton and Cheam Locality0
LBS People Adults - Transitions0
LBS People Adults - Wallington Locality0
LBS People Children's - Adoption and PermanenceNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Blue LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Children with DisabilitiesNo Limit
LBS People Children's - CourtNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Director / Assistant DirectorNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Early HelpNo Limit
LBS People Children's - FosteringNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Green LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Heads of ServiceNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Integrated Childrens ServicesNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Leaving Care TeamNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Looked After ChildrenNo Limit
LBS People Children's - MASHNo Limit
LBS People Children's - OtherNo Limit
LBS People Children's - PlacementsNo Limit
LBS People Children's - QANo Limit
LBS People Children's - RASNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Red LocalityNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Sutton Inclusion & SupportNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Targeted Youth SupportNo Limit
LBS People Children's - Youth Offending TeamNo Limit
NHS - Clinical Commissioning GroupNo Limit
NHS - Community ServicesNo Limit
NHS - HospitalNo Limit
NHS - OtherNo Limit
OtherNo Limit
PoliceNo Limit
Private - Domiciliary CareNo Limit
Private - Nursing HomeNo Limit
Private - OtherNo Limit
Private - Residential HomeNo Limit
Sutton Housing PartnershipNo Limit
Voluntary/CommunityNo Limit

Booking:

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Further Information:

Trainer:

Darren Nicholas, Inspire

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G3, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)