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Substance Misuse Awareness


Commencing at 9.30am to 4.30pm

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It is a requirement that staff undertaking this course will have completed AWARENESS OF CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT or Refresher within last 3 years


To raise awareness of substance misuse issues among those who come into contact with children, young people and families

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course participants will:

  • explore their own and others attitudes and assumptions about substance misuse
  • examine the different groups of substances that are used; their effects, signs, risks and harms of use and be aware of local trends in use
  • consider the impact of alcohol use and will have been introduced to a brief intervention to help people cut down their drinking
  • learn how support and treatment is offered locally and how it can be accessed.

Course dates
 Ref Code
 Date  Venue
SMA 11.09.19 Wednesday 11 September 2019  Waffle 21, Beverley
SMA 03.12.19 Tuesday 3rd December 2019  County Hall, Beverley
SMA 09.03.20 Monday 9th March 2020  County Hall, Beverley
SMA 02.06.20 Tuesday 2nd June 2020  Goole Leisure Centre
SMA 24.09.20 Thursday 24th September 2020  Sewerby Hall, Bridlington

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