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Blaenau Gwent and Caerphilly Social Care Workforce Development

Substance Misuse

Duration : 1 days
Start Date : 20/01/2020
Time : Times: 9:30am - 4:30pm. Please arrive by 9:15am for parking and registration.
Trainer : Tom Damsell
Location : Caerphilly
Venue : Foxes Lane, Conference Room C,
3 Foxes Lane, Oakdale Business Park,
Blackwood, Gwent,
NP12 4AB
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Learning Outcomes

To provide participants with information about individual substances (including Alcohol)

To be familiar with the signs, symptoms and risks of use, and be able to provide basic harm reduction information and make referrals as appropriate

To be aware of substances covered which will include new psychoactive substances that are used locally

To understand the reasons for use, types of substance use, local trends and categories of substances

To learn about the risks and harms associated with use

To be aware of local service information available



Target Audience

Social Workers, Support Workers and Direct Care staff within Adults and Children's services.

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