Working with at risk young people to reduce alcohol related harm

The training aims to improve skills, knowledge and confidence of people working with children and young people, especially those in the looked after system or with special educational needs to recognise indications of alcohol misuse, decide on appropriate actions to take and referrals to make. The training includes a specially devised screening tool aimed at identifying risky behaviour in young people. This tool is specially designed to be adapted for use in a range of settings including criminal justice, sexual health, homelessness and mental health. The course is aimed at workers who are not alcohol or drug specialists and aims to enable them to intervene in the most effective manner.

Making Change Happen: working with families affected by parental alcohol problems

This two day course is designed for professionals who work within the domestic violence, substance abuse or child protection sectors to educate them in how to work effectively with parents, children and whole families who may have been affected by alcohol misuse.
The training shows how to understand things from the child’s perspective and also how to reduce behaviours that may pose a risk to children.