Training courses

Feb
20
Thu
Alcohol Brief Intervention with Young People @ Clued Up
Feb 20 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

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 issue 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.

Facilitators:

Laura Crombie, Service Manager, Clued Up

Vicky Wilson, Development Worker (Professional Practice and Protection), Fife Council

 

**Apply online here**

Feb
26
Wed
Introduction to Alcohol Brief Intervention @ Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Feb 26 @ 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 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.

Facilitators:

Helen Hutton, Outreach Counselling Coordinator, Fife Alcohol Support Service

Katie Provan, Health Promotion Officer – Workplace, Fife Health & Social Care Partnership

Kerry Watson, Harm Reduction Nurse, Addaction Fife

 

**Apply online here**

Feb
27
Thu
Alcohol and Drug Awareness @ Cameron Hospital, Training Room (Training Centre)
Feb 27 @ 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.

Facilitator:

Fife Alcohol & Drug Partnership

 

**Apply online here**

Mar
12
Thu
Drug Overdose Awareness @ Lynebank Hospital
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.

Facilitator:

Fife Alcohol & Drug Partnership

 

**Apply online here**