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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:

  • Explored their own and others attitudes and assumptions about substance misuse
  • Examined the different groups of substances that are used; their effects, signs, risks and harms of use and be aware of local trends in use
  • Considered 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 09.12.16  Fri 9 December 2016  Goole Leisure Centre
 SMA 03.02.17
 Fri 3 February 2017
 SMA 24.05.17
 Wed 24 May 2017
 Bridlington North Library
 SMA 12.09.17
 Tue 12 September 2017
 Goole Leisure Centre
 SMA 30.11.17
 Thurs 30 November 2017
 County Hall, Beverley

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