Group B/C: Young People & Substance Misuse

Hackney Learning Trust

1 Reading Lane, London E8 1GQ

29 March 2019

09:15 – 13:00

Group B/C

Substance Misuse

Limited Spaces

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Course details:

Aim of the course

  • To raise awareness of drugs and substance misuse in City and Hackney.


By the end of the training participants will:

  • Obtain a better understanding about drugs and alcohol misuse
  • Obtain knowledge about different types of drugs, their effects, risks and the law
  • Obtain a better understanding why YP take drugs & use alcohol ( incl. substance misuse profile  of YP in Hackney)
  • Understand about the stages of substance misuse and how to recognise the signs for each stage.
  • Find out what treatment is available in your area and how to access it.

I will now be able to look out for signs of drug use and offer support by making referrals to the appropriate services!

Care Worker, London Borough of Hackney

Facilitator: Marketi Psarrou


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Before applying for CHSCB multi-agency training courses, you must have attended induction training within your own organisation, which includes familiarisation with its child protection responsibilities and the policies and procedures to be followed if you have concerns about a child's safety or welfare.

If you are applying for a Group B or C course, you must have completed introductory safeguarding children training with the CHSCB or an equivalent training course within another borough/organisation.