Training Events:

Substance Misuse and Safeguarding

Substance Misuse and Safeguarding

  • Date: 01-04-2021
  • Venue: Various

Target Audience

This course is aimed at practitioners who work with families affected by substance misuse within universal services, provide an early help service or work within specialist services which sits under statutory intervention.





Course Code

To identify the need for future dates, please may you complete the application form for an expression of interest, using the date 01/04/2021 and course code EX28.

Please note that the above date is not the date of training, and is only an example date.



The aim of this course is to increase participants’ knowledge and understanding of substance misuse and its effects on young people and their families, with the aim of keeping children and young people safe.


By the end of the session the course participants will have been informed how:

  • To identify drugs and their effects
  • To measure and calculate alcohol units
  • To recognise the physical and behavioural signs of a young person, who may have issues with either drugs or alcohol
  • To identify children who maybe victim of criminal child exploitation and county lines
  • To recognise the connection to safeguarding young people and the services which are available

Please make a note of the course title, code and date - these are needed for the application form