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.

Working With Young People & Substance Misuse

Aims Of The Course

This course will provide a more in-depth understanding of substances and their effects on young people specifically; how substances affect users and others around them; guidance on addressing substance misuse with young people; and signposting clients to support.

Course Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the prevalence of substance misuse amongst Northern Irish young people 
  • Describe what a drug is and ways to categorise drugs 
  • Identify reasons why young people might use substances 
  • Identify possible impacts of substance use for young people 
  • Describe the role of adolescent brain development in risk-taking behaviour (including substance misuse) 
  • Identify risk and protective factors for substance misuse in young people 
  • Understand strategies for providing substance misuse prevention education to young people 
  • Identify sources of support

Course Eligibility / Relevance

 

How this course will be delivered: This 6-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
24th&25th July 2024@10am

Working With Young People and Substance Misuse 24th&25th July 2024 – 10.00-13.00

This course will provide a more in-depth understanding of substances and their effects on young people specifically; how substances affect users and others around them; guidance on addressing substance misuse with young people; and signposting clients to support.

19th&20th June 2024@10am

Working With Young People & Substance Misuse 19 & 20 June 2024 – 10.00-13.00

This course will provide a more in-depth understanding of substances and their effects on young people specifically; how substances affect users and others around them; guidance on addressing substance misuse with young people; and signposting clients to support.

7th&8th May 2024@10am

Working With Young People & Substance Misuse 7 & 8 May 2024

This course will provide a more in-depth understanding of substances and their effects on young people specifically; how substances affect users and others around them; guidance on addressing substance misuse with young people; and signposting clients to support.

29&30 April 2024 @10am

Working With Young People & Substance Misuse 29 & 30 April 2024

This course will provide a more in-depth understanding of substances and their effects on young people specifically; how substances affect users and others around them; guidance on addressing substance misuse with young people; and signposting clients to support.

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