Drug and Alcohol Training

Identification and Brief Advice for Drug and Alcohol

Who is this for?

Practitioners in young people (16 plus) and Adult Social Care, Health, substance misuse and housing; who work with young people, young adults and/or adults who use or misuse substances; and who would like to increase their awareness, knowledge and skill and who can commit to future delivery of training

What will I learn?

The aim of the Identification and Brief Advice (IBA) Train the Trainers Programme is to increase the number of individuals competent to effectively deliver alcohol and drug screening and subsequent brief advice in Newcastle.  

This Train the Trainer session will provide a basic understanding about drugs, alcohol and the IBA model:

  • Brief advice
  • Identification
  • Harms
  • Awareness
  • Referral pathways

If you want more details then the Capacity Building Train the Trainers Programme document is available for download.

 

Basic Drug and Alcohol Training

Who is this for?

This training is for practitioners in Children’s and Adult Social Care, Health, Education and Housing who work with young people and/or adults who use or misuse substances, and who would like to increase their awareness, knowledge and skills.

What will I learn?

This session will provide a basic understanding about drugs and alcohol, their effects and resources available to support you in Newcastle. It will cover:

  • Drugs – appearance and effects
  • Alcohol
  • Types of drug use
  • Drugs and the law
  • National and local context
  • Treatment and support resources

 

Night Time Economy Drug, Alcohol and Licensing Training

Who is this for?

Owners, managers or any one working in licensed premises

What will I learn?

This session will provide a basic understanding about drugs and alcohol and their effects and appearance. As well as the role of the licensed premises in tackling drug use and incorporating a drug policy

The session will cover:

  • Drugs and alcohol and their harms
  • Appearance of drugs and how to spot them
  • Your role and responsibilities in tackling drugs in the night time economy
  • Drug Policy and Licensing
  • Signposting information about services in Newcastle

Did you know?

As part of the government’s programme to support children of alcohol dependent parents, the Department for Health and Social Care have funded the Children’s Society to develop a website aimed at practitioners

Need more information?

 

For queries about any of the courses please contact wfdadmin@newcastle.gov.uk

Telephone: 0191 211 2091

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