Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

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Addressing alcohol and drug-related issues: Reducing harm and supporting positive change.

Understanding Illicit Drugs

Aims Of The Course

This course will provide a more in-depth understanding of illicit drugs and their effects. It will provide participants with information on relevant policy and practice guidance, harm reduction approaches, and how to signpost clients to supports. Participants should already have a basic knowledge of drugs and alcohol before completing this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the prevalence of illicit drug use in Northern Ireland 
  • Identify types of drugs used/their effects 
  • Understand the legal framework for illicit drugs 
  • Identify the levels of harm for the user associated with drug misuse 
  • Understand the evidence/guidance regarding treatment 
  • Identify local services

Course Eligibility / Relevance

This course is available free to anyone working in the statutory or voluntary sector in Northern Ireland. Suitable for people that have a basic awareness of substances and want to get a more in depth understanding of Illicit Drugs

How this course will be delivered: This 3-hour interactive course will be delivered VIA ZOOM to a small group of up to 15 learners.

 

Included in This Course

  • Course Materials (Digital Download)
  • Certificate on Completion
17th July 2024@10am

Understanding Illicit Drugs 17 July 2024 – 10.00-13.00

This course will provide a more in-depth understanding of illicit drugs and their effects. It will provide participants with information on relevant policy and practice guidance, harm reduction approaches, and how to signpost clients to supports. Participants should already have a basic knowledge of drugs and alcohol before completing this course.

7th June 2024@10am

Understanding Illicit Drugs 7 June 2024 – 10.00-13.00

This course will provide a more in-depth understanding of illicit drugs and their effects. It will provide participants with information on relevant policy and practice guidance, harm reduction approaches, and how to signpost clients to supports. Participants should already have a basic knowledge of drugs and alcohol before completing this course.

9th May 2024@10am

Understanding Illicit Drugs 09/05/2024

This course will provide a more in-depth understanding of illicit drugs and their effects. It will provide participants with information on relevant policy and practice guidance, harm reduction approaches, and how to signpost clients to supports. Participants should already have a basic knowledge of drugs and alcohol before completing this course.

25th April 2024@10am

Understanding Illicit Drugs 25/04/2024

This course will provide a more in-depth understanding of illicit drugs and their effects. It will provide participants with information on relevant policy and practice guidance, harm reduction approaches, and how to signpost clients to supports. Participants should already have a basic knowledge of drugs and alcohol before completing this course.

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