Young People and Substance Misuse (2 half days)

Date & Time:

Wednesday 24 February 2021 (9:30 - 12:30)

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Virtual Training via Zoom,


Target Audience:

This course will be delivered virtually via zoom. This course will be in 2 parts, please ensure that you can attend both to receive your certificate. The 2 split training sessions are:

Training session - Part 1 is 30/09/2020 & Part 2 is 01/10/2020 at 9.30- 12.30 pm

Training session - Part 1 is 18/11/2020 & Part 2 is 19/11/2020 at 9.30- 12.30 pm

Training session - Part 1 is 24/02/2021 & Part 2 is 25/02/2021 at 9.30- 12.30 pm

This course is recommended for anyone who works with children, young people or their families.

As with all Advanced level courses, completion of Working Together to Safeguard Children is strongly recommended to be completed first.


To provide professionals with knowledge and skills in working with young people who may be affected by substance use

Learning Outcomes, by the end of the course the participants will be able to:

  • Identify different stages of substance misuse in young people
  • Understand how to respond to substance misuse in young people
  • Identify some of the trends in substance use in young people locally
  • List some of the risks around substance use for young people
  • Understand the harm reduction approach and be able to provide basic safety advice to young people who may be using substances
  • Identify different vulnerabilities in relation to substance misuse and young people
  • Use CGL’s substance misuse Screening Tool
  • Refer and signpost YP who are affected by substance misuse


Sector LimitAvailable
Calderdale and Kirklees CareersNo Limit
Childcare/Early Years - Private ChildminderNo Limit
Childcare/Early Years - Private NurseryNo Limit
Childrens Home - Kirklees Local AuthorityNo Limit
Childrens Home - Other Local Authority / PrivateNo Limit
Commissioned School TransportNo Limit
Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC)No Limit
Education - Further EducationNo Limit
Education - Higher EducationNo Limit
Education - Independent School / Academy / Non tradedNo Limit
Education - LA SchoolNo Limit
Education - Outside of Kirklees0
Health - Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation TrustNo Limit
Health - LocalaNo Limit
Health - Mid Yorkshire Hospital TrustNo Limit
Health - North Kirklees and Greater Huddersfield CCGNo Limit
Health - SWYTNo Limit
Health Organisation - Outside of Kirklees0
Housing - Housing AssociationNo Limit
Housing - KNHNo Limit
Housing - Local AuthorityNo Limit
Housing - Outside of Kirklees0
Huddersfield Giants Rugby Football ClubNo Limit
Huddersfield Town Football ClubNo Limit
Kirklees - Public Sector OtherNo Limit
Kirklees Active LeisureNo Limit
Kirklees Council - Adults and HealthNo Limit
Kirklees Council - Children and Families - Child Protection and Family SupportNo Limit
Kirklees Council - Children and Families - Learning and Early SupportNo Limit
Kirklees Council - Corporate Strategy, Commissioning and Public HealthNo Limit
Kirklees Council - Economy & InfrastructureNo Limit
Kirklees Council - School Transport StaffNo Limit
Local Authority - Outside of Kirklees0
Member of the public - Kirklees Resident0
Member of the public - Outside Kirklees0
OtherNo Limit
PoliceNo Limit
Police - Outside of West Yorkshire0
Private Children's Home0
Private Hire Taxi Service0
Private Sector Organisation (any)No Limit
Probation in KirkleesNo Limit
Probation Outside Kirklees0
Religious in KirkleesNo Limit
Religious outside Kirklees0
Sports and Leisure - OtherNo Limit
Voluntary / Charity - Action for ChildrenNo Limit
Voluntary / Charity - CGLNo Limit
Voluntary / Charity - CHARTNo Limit
Voluntary / Charity - PDVGNo Limit
Voluntary/Charity - ChaperoneNo Limit
Voluntary/Charity - Other in KirkleesNo Limit
Voluntary/Charity - Out of Kirklees0


Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:


Tobi Moss /Kristian Shallcross

Venue Details:

Virtual Training via Zoom,