Young People, Families & Drug Use

(1 day) [BKH12]

This is an introductory training course exploring some of the major issues connected to substance misuse, young people and families. It is appropriate for workers from a wide range of agencies, who will or do encounter parental substance misuse or drug use in young people.

By the end of the session participants will be able to:

• Understand the organisation of treatment for young people

• Be able to effectively screen a young person for substance misuse

• Recognise signs and symptoms of drug use in young people

• Consider harm reduction strategies for young people who use substances

• Describe the main theories of addiction and how these relate to young people and their families

• Have increased confidence when working with families where there is parental substance misuse

Courses can be tailored to suit your organisational / team requirements.

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