For Professionals Supporting Young People

KIP Education CIC’s professional training programme is designed to provide a foundation of knowledge for professionals in a variety of fields working with young people who misuse substances. This programme offers an opportunity to learn alongside professionals from other fields.

We have numerous courses available which are designed to help you understand and address substance use and young people confidently and effectively. For more information about the courses please click on the relevant course link below:

The purpose of the KIP Education Substance Misuse Training Programme is to enable participants to:

  • Increase their knowledge and understanding of all substances

  • Reflect on the role of attitudes when working with substance misuse

  • Respond to substance use & misuse more confidently

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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

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The Alcohol & Youth Skills Training aims to improve youth providers’ skills, confidence and knowledge in identifying young people who are misusing alcohol and enable them to intervene appropriately.

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With a detailed focus on strategies and session plans when working with young people in and out of the classroom, this course covers a wide range of issues related to substance misuse, social effects, health and the various responses and interventions when working with young people.

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This course provides comprehensive information on cannabis and young people’s misuse. It will also increase your confidence and knowledge in how to support young people to make good decisions about these types of behaviours, including problematic cannabis dependence.

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Understand current research and resources around young people’s sexual activity and alcohol use and increase awareness of the links between alcohol use and sexual activity.

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The relationship between past sexual abuse and consequent substance misuse is increasingly understood and the relationship presents many challenges to service users and providers.

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This course will increase a participant’s knowledge of the emerging danger from the abuse of new designer compounds and other novel drugs of abuse. Specific emerging substances of abuse that will be covered are Bath Salts, Synthetic cannabinoids (K2), Salvia as well as other designer compounds and naturally occurring substances.

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Courses designed to build your understanding of key issues. 

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.

Giving you the confidence to make a difference in young people’s lives.


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