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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 08.02.18
Thursday 8 February 2018
 Bishop Burton College
SMA 16.03.18
Friday 16 March 2018  Sewerby Hall, Bridlington
SMA 22.10.18
 Monday 22 October 2018
 County Hall, Beverley

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