Substance Misuse Awareness
Many employees in today’s society have to deal with individuals involved with or under the influence of illegal drugs/legal highs or other forms of substance misuse in the workplace. As a direct consequence, the employer may well experience the negative effects of such engagement, presenting challenging situations for all concerned. This Drug and Alcohol Awareness Training session will assist staff manage their work safely and effectively.
This one day Substance Misuse Awareness Training Course is designed to provide staff with the necessary skills to recognise and effectively deal with individuals who are engaging in the use of illegal substances. Acquired skills will enable course participants to take control of and deal effectively with situations, and provide assistance when required.
Training is delivered in a relaxed, informal and flexible manner, with emphasis on the opportunity for questions and discussion. The learning process is very interactive and involves a variety of exercises designed to educate and motivate participants.
Professionals who can benefit from this training
Hostel and housing staff, social workers, health workers, GPs and nurses, A & E staff, probation workers, mental health workers, youth workers, family and carers, primary care, pharmacies and community groups.