Substance Misuse Training
There are a number of courses across Sussex and Kent aimed at professionals working with young people and / or adults affected by substance misuse, including family members.
These courses are aimed at professionals who do not have a specialist role, but wish to improve knowledge, confidence and skills in working with clients affected by substance use.
East Sussex: https://learningzone.eastsussex.gov.uk/
West Sussex: http://www.drugtrain.org.uk/iba_west_sussex.html
Brighton and Hove: http://tinyurl.com/kteuhzk
Or contact Penny Ashby on 07738 994 322 to discuss your teams’ training needs.
Mental Health awareness and Suicide Prevention courses (including the two-day applied suicide intervention skills training ‘ASIST’) training is provided by Grassroots Suicide Prevention. Visit http://prevent-suicide.org.uk/ for more information.
Volunteers and Peer Mentoring programmes are run by CRI. Visit http://www.cri.org.uk/about/volunteers/ for more information.
CRI offers internal training visit http://intranet.cri.org.uk/user to log-in and find out more.
Brighton Housing Trust (BHT) offer internal and external training on welfare benefits, mental health & wellbeing, supporting clients, personal development and more. Visit http://bht-training.org.uk/ for more information.