Increase your skills, knowledge and confidence on the particular risks of alcohol and drug use, including prescription and over the counter medication.
KIP Education look beyond the immediate behaviours and understand the reasons why young people take use drugs, and use this understanding to inform the development of effective education, services and support. This course is aimed at all practitioners working with children, young people and families and it will be particularly valuable for those working with drug users.
Youth Offending Teams
Police Community Support Officers
All drugs, including illegal drugs, alcohol, tobacco, volatile substances legal highs and steroids.
Over-the-counter and prescription medicines
The short and long term effects and risks of drugs
The laws relating to drugs
Attitudes towards drugs, drug use and drug users, including challenging misconceptions about their peers, stereotypes, and exploring media and social influences
Defining drug use and misuse; recognise the range of reasons for use
Discuss signs and symptoms
Explore common myths around drugs
Discuss services available
I loved the real life examples, cases studies and videos; really engaging training
Very useful and informative training
Very interesting, trainer was fantastic; a really well delivered programme!
Very enjoyable and informative day, thank you
Risk taking behaviour in young people and how their decisions about alcohol, drugs, self-harm, sex and relationships are often linked together. This one-day course aims to give facilitators a unique framework when working with young people.
This one-day training programme supports professionals with the challenges young people face; include risks of grooming and sexual exploitation, negotiating online safety, engaging in healthy consent-based relationships, and dealing with the pressures to conform to idealised models of ‘how to be’ men and women.
This one day course is for professionals working in a range of youth and community settings.
This course provides specialised knowledge for professionals working with young people , focusing on the management of self-harm & suicide-related behaviours.
To provide participants with an understanding of what professional boundaries are and why they are needed.
Explore power balance/imbalance, who negotiates the boundaries and who is accountable should a violation occur
At KIP Education, the experiences of professionals, and the young people they work with, are at the heart of our training programme. Each year we deliver training to over 10,000 professionals, and our expert trainers give you the practical skills to support the young people you work with.
Our training courses are designed to build your understanding of key issues and give you the confidence to make a difference in young people’s lives.