Training courses

Jan
30
Wed
Introduction to Alcohol Brief Intervention @ Cameron Hospital
Jan 30 @ 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 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.

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Feb
7
Thu
Alcohol and Drug Awareness Training @ Dunfermline City Chambers
Feb 7 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Aim:

To raise awareness of drug and alcohol use including why people use, the patterns of use and the effects and harm caused by alcohol and drug use. This session will also provide some brief information of services available.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Understood and identified the different reasons why people use alcohol and drugs
  • Knowledge to describe the different patterns of alcohol and drug use
  • Understood the different effects and harms caused by alcohol and drug use
  • Brief information of services in the Fife area.

 Who should attend?

Any professional who works or comes into regular contact with adults and young people struggling with alcohol or drug use and wants to increase their knowledge and understanding about alcohol and drug use. This course might be particularly relevant for Homeless and Housing Team staff, those working within the Health and Social Care Partnership, Voluntary Sector and Safer Communities Teams.

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Alcohol and Drug Use: Treatment, Support and Recovery @ Dunfermline City Chambers
Feb 7 @ 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

**COURSE CANCELLED**

Aim:

To raise awareness of what is recovery from alcohol and drug use and to increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of treatment, support and services available within Fife’s recovery orientated system of care.

Learning outcomes:

By the end of this course participants will have:

  • Developed an understanding that recovery is possible and happening in Fife
  • Increased knowledge of recovery and how it is achieved
  • Understand the different treatments and supports available in Fife to reduce harm and support recovery from alcohol and drug use
  • Information on the treatment and support options and how to direct individuals into services.

 Who should attend?

Any professional who works or comes into regular contact with adults and young people struggling with alcohol or drug use and needs to be aware of how to reduce harm and how to access treatment, support and recovery in Fife. This course might be particularly relevant for Homeless and Housing Team staff, those working within the Health and Social Care Partnership, Voluntary Sector and Safer Communities Teams.

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Mar
12
Tue
Drug Overdose Awareness Training @ Dunfermline City Chambers
Mar 12 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 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.

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