Principles of Harm Reduction

online

This course will provide you with an awareness of the main drug related harms and understand the principles of harm reduction.  By the end of the course you will be able to:  Define the principles of harm reduction and understand the background.  Recall a range of harms caused by substance use and describe harms from specific substances.  […]

free

Drugs and Bugs – Bacterial Infection Outbreaks

online

This session will be held online using MS Teams. A link will be emailed prior to the course.  Please join from 13:15 for a prompt 13:30 start. An introduction to bacterial infection in people who use drugs. The training will give an overview of bacterial infection and various outbreaks seen in Scotland. It gives participants […]

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Everyone Has a Story: Children Affected by Parental Substance Use

MS Teams

This is a 2-day course running on 13th & 14th May 2024 via Microsoft Teams.  You must be able to attend on both days.  Aim  This course will support practitioners in adult and children’s services to respond to children affected by parental substance use.  Learning Outcomes   By the end of the training, participants will be […]

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Everyone Has a Story: Children Affected by Parental Substance Use

MS Teams

This is a 2-day course running on 13th & 14th May 2024 via Microsoft Teams.  You must be able to attend on both days.  Aim  This course will support practitioners in adult and children’s services to respond to children affected by parental substance use.  Learning Outcomes   By the end of the training, participants will be […]

free

Trauma and Substance Use

online

Aim   This introductory course will support trauma-informed practice when working with people who are affected by trauma and who use substances.   Learning Outcomes   By the end of the training, participants will be able to:   Define the concept of psychological trauma.   Describe how substance use is used as an adaptive coping response to trauma and its […]

free

Drugs and Bugs – Bacterial Infection Outbreaks

online

This session will be held online using MS Teams. A link will be emailed prior to the course. Please join from 0915 for a prompt 0930 start. An introduction to bacterial infection in people who use drugs. The training will give an overview of bacterial infection and various outbreaks seen in Scotland. It gives participants […]

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Peer led Overdose Prevention, Intervention and Naloxone for People who use/used drugs

online

Please note this course is only for people who have their own personal experience of drug use.  If you have any questions about this please contact emirt@sdf.org.uk. Overview This short session will cover: Overdose risk factors Identifying and responding to an overdose situation Administering Naloxone to save a life Myths and misconceptions Open discussion and Q&A […]

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Drug Awareness

online

Aim  The training aims to increase workers' drug awareness knowledge and provide an opportunity to explore current and emerging trends with substance use.  Learning Outcomes  By the end of the session participants will be able to:  Name the seven key drug categories and their key effects  Recall an overview of the key substances in use  […]

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