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ESSCP: Young People and Substance Misuse Professional Level (Virtual)

Venue
Virtual Classroom, Virtual Classroom
venue
Admin Contact
Workforce Development Training Events Team (cw.events@eastsussex.gov.uk)
Target Audience
Probation Service / Voluntary and Community Sector Staff
target audience
Course Types
Virtual Classroom
Course categories
Independent Care Sector, Carers & Voluntary Sector / Foster Carers / Safeguarding Adults Board Multi-Agency Training / ESCC Staff / Voluntary and Community Sector / Public Sector Partners (eg NHS, Police, Probation)
Subject
Health and Wellbeing / Mental Health
Course description

The aim of this course is to provide substance misuse training to support individuals with substance misuse problems, contribute to their protection and carry out basic substance misuse interventions. Whilst also looking at the holistic response to problematic substance misuse needs, such as mental health, sexual health/exploitation, child protection, and the law. This live, interactive training will be delivered via Microsoft Teams.

Important note: It is essential that you have undertaken the Safeguarding Children and Young People and Alcohol and Drugs foundation (Modules 1 and  2) e-learning prior to coming on this course (see additional information under full details), or you may be turned away.


Full Joining Instructions, including links and guidance will be attached to the bottom of your confirmation email. Please ensure you read these prior to the course start date and keep them in a safe place. Please ensure you read these prior to the course start date and keep them in a safe place.


Please check your spam/junk mail folders for expected emails not showing in your inbox and take action to ensure these get delivered to your inbox in future.


 


 


 

Training objectives
Learning outcomes

At the end of the course participants will have:



  • an awareness of current legislation on legal and illegal substance and how it relates to the safety and welfare of young people

  • gained an understanding of the context of sexual health and sexual exploitation when working with young people using substances

  • knowledge of the various symptoms, indicators and risk factors associated with various substances

  • an awareness about child protection issues related to substance misuse, confidentiality/information sharing and referral pathways

  • gained insight into the process of multi-agency involvement in the safeguarding of children and young people using substances

  • knowledge of mental health implications for a young person, using substances, and the impact on a young person’s mental health.

Additional Information

Maximum Delegates
A maximum of two representatives from each team may have a confirmed place and further bookings will be put on a wait list.

Preparation and Follow Up
Before attending any ESSCP training course, participants must attend a Basic Signs and Indicators Child Protection course provided/commissioned by their own organisation or have accessed the Safeguarding Children and Young People online e-Learning training course.

Participants MUST have also completed both of the eLearning modules:

To access and complete the e-Learning courses, you must go to the e-learning section on the East Sussex Learning Portal and enter the Children's Workforce channel. The tutor will hold the right to turn away delegates who have not completed the required training.

Joining Instructions

This live, interactive training will be delivered via Microsoft Teams. Full Joining Instructions, including links and guidance will be attached to your confirmation email. Please ensure you read these prior to the course start date and keep them in a safe place.

Please ensure you are logged in and ready to go at least 15 minutes before the start of the course so you allow some time for you to resolve any technical issues, as we are unable to provide assistance on the day.

Please check your spam/junk mail folders for expected emails not showing in your inbox and take action to ensure these get delivered to your inbox in future.

 

Enquiries
Start Date
Wednesday 19 January 2022
End Date
Wednesday 19 January 2022
Closing Date
Tuesday 18 January 2022
Times
10:00 - 15:00
Maximum Places
20 
Cost
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Number of Sessions
1

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