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Substance Misuse Awareness

Course
This one day course is for staff in Children and Young People Services.

It is designed to raise awareness of different drugs as well as giving you knowledge of services across West Sussex which support families and individuals with substance misuse problems.
The aim of this course is to provide you with the skills and knowledge required to identify and respond to situations where substance abuse may be an issue.
If you apply what you have learnt on this course you will be able to:

  • Investigate your own attitudes to drug use
  • List the different groups of drugs and their effects
  • Recognise the different approaches to dealing with young people's drug use
  • Identify the appropriate drug services in West Sussex
  • Discover the impact of substance misuse on the family and significant others
  • Children and Young People / Drug and Alcohol / Foster Care / General Child Welfare / Social Work
    Children and Young People in Care / Children Services / Social Workers
    target audience
    Danny Bianchi / Graham Hill
    tutors
    Learning and Development Admin (learninganddevelopment@westsussex.gov.uk)
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     £70
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    SessionSession DateSession TimeSession VenueRoom NameMap
    Session 1Wednesday 4 December 201909:30 - 16:30Worthing - Centenary HouseMillenium
    SessionSession Details
    Session 1
    Wednesday 4 December 2019

    09:30 - 16:30

    Worthing - Centenary House

    Millenium