Training courses

Sep
11
Mon
Alcohol and Drug Awareness @ Town House, Kirkcaldy
Sep 11 @ 8:30 am – 12:00 pm

Aim:

To raise awareness of drug and alcohol and to increase participants knowledge of the issues surrounding these topics.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Increased knowledge on alcohol and drugs.
  • Information on agencies in Fife for alcohol and drug support.
  • Information on how to direct individuals to services.

Who should attend?

Any professional who would like to gain a basic awareness of alcohol and drug issues and agencies in Fife. This course is particularly aimed at those who work with the public and may come into contact with individuals who have alcohol or drug issues.

Apply for a place online.

 

Sep
28
Thu
Drug Overdose Awareness @ Town House, Kirkcaldy
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Aim:

To raise awareness of drug overdose prevalence, risk factors, symptoms and effective intervention.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Increased knowledge of drug overdose prevalence, risk factors, symptoms and effective intervention.
  • Information on agencies in Fife for alcohol and drug support, including the provision of Naloxone.
  • Information on how to respond to individuals affected by, or at risk of, overdose.

Who should attend?

Anyone who would like to gain a basic awareness of issues surrounding overdose. This course is particularly aimed at those who work with the public and may come into contact with individuals who may be at risk of overdose.

Apply for a place online. 

Oct
31
Tue
Introduction to Alcohol Brief Intervention @ Lynebank Hospital, Dunfermline - Conference Room 4
Oct 31 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Aim:

To provide participants with the basic knowledge and skills required to raise the issue of alcohol with clients and to explore methods of support.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Considered when and how to proactively raise the issue of alcohol with clients.
  • A toolkit of resources to use with clients.

Who should attend?

This training course is open to all NHS, local authority and voluntary sector staff who work to help and support people to explore alcohol-related issues promoting behaviour change in either a one-to-one or group setting.

Apply for a place online.

Jan
24
Wed
Drug Overdose Awareness @ Town House, Kirkcaldy
Jan 24 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Aim:

To raise awareness of drug overdose prevalence, risk factors, symptoms and effective intervention.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Increased knowledge of drug overdose prevalence, risk factors, symptoms and effective intervention.
  • Information on agencies in Fife for alcohol and drug support, including the provision of Naloxone.
  • Information on how to respond to individuals affected by, or at risk of, overdose.

Who should attend?

Anyone who would like to gain a basic awareness of issues surrounding overdose. This course is particularly aimed at those who work with the public and may come into contact with individuals who may be at risk of overdose.

Apply for a place online. 

Jan
25
Thu
Alcohol and Drug Awareness @ Town House, Kirkcaldy
Jan 25 @ 9:30 am – 1:00 pm

Aim:

To raise awareness of drug and alcohol and to increase participants knowledge of the issues surrounding these topics.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Increased knowledge on alcohol and drugs.
  • Information on agencies in Fife for alcohol and drug support.
  • Information on how to direct individuals to services.

Who should attend?

Any professional who would like to gain a basic awareness of alcohol and drug issues and agencies in Fife. This course is particularly aimed at those who work with the public and may come into contact with individuals who have alcohol or drug issues.

Apply for a place online.

 

Feb
21
Wed
Alcohol Brief Intervention with Young People @ Clued Up, Kirkcaldy
Feb 21 all-day

Aim:

To enable participants to increase their knowledge, skills and confidence in the brief intervention approaches required to raise the issue of alcohol with young people.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Considered when and how to proactively raise the issues of alcohol with young people.
  • The ability to deliver key components of brief interventions.
  • A toolkit of resources to use with young people.
  • Explored the concept of follow-up or referral with young people.

Who should attend?

This course is for anyone who is in a position to provide young people with information which will enable them to make informed decisions about the consumption of alcohol. This includes youth workers, school nurses, teaching and non-teaching staff, social workers and community workers. 

Apply for a place online.

Mar
8
Thu
Introduction to Alcohol Brief Intervention @ Cameron Hospital, Leven - Ivy Room
Mar 8 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

To provide participants with the basic knowledge and skills required to raise the issue of alcohol with clients and to explore methods of support.

Learning Outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Considered when and how to proactively raise the issue of alcohol with clients.
  • A toolkit of resources to use with clients.

Who should attend?

This training course id open to all NHS, local authority and voluntary sector staff who work to help and support people to explore alcohol-related issues promoting behaviour change in either a one-to-one or group setting.

Apply for a place online.