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Helford House

May Court, Truro Business Park

Threemilestone

Truro

TR4 9LD

United Kingdom

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Basic Drug Awareness Training Course 2019 - 20

Overview

This course is for anyone who wishes to increase their understanding and awareness of illegal drug use.

Understanding the effects of a range of commonly used substances, and the context in which drug use takes place can help us to respond in a way that reduces risk, has a positive impact on the lives of drug users, their families and the communities in which they live and work.

Course Aims

  • Following completion of this 1 day course, you will be able to achieve the following learning outcomes:
  • Increased understanding of commonly used drugs, their effects and relative harms.
  • To distinguish the relative risks and problems associated with drug use and the most effective responses.
  • Clarify what tolerance, withdrawal, addiction and dependency mean.
  • Explore how people change and how this relates to a clear understanding of recovery.

This course has been mapped to the Drugs and Alcohol National Occupational Standards (DANOS) in Skills for Health and Social Care.

It helps people to develop their knowledge, skills and competence in the following DANOS units:

  • AA1, AB2, AB5, AC1, AD1

The course is free of charge.

Refreshments will be available but please bring your own lunch.


Cancellation Policy

Places are limited so please ensure you are able to attend before booking.

If you have been allocated a place and are unable to attend please cancel your space on Eventbrite 48 hours before the event so your place can be re-allocated or send a representative.

Failure to do so will result in a £50 per person charge.


Parking Information – important please read

There is no parking at Helford House.

Please park at the Women's Institute (green building across the road/opposite Helford House) at a charge of £3 per day (please pay at WI reception) or there is parking available free of charge at Langarth Park & Ride then walk to Helford House.

The WI is closed on Fridays so parking is only available at the Langarth park and ride on this day.

If you require parking close to the venue please let me know prior to the training date.

Please use the DAAT buzzer to enter the building.

Location

Helford House

May Court, Truro Business Park

Threemilestone

Truro

TR4 9LD

United Kingdom

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