Chemsex Training Course – London, September/November 2018

Chemsex Training

Chemsex Training Course  

Half-day course, 1.30pm – 4.30pm


Wednesday 26th September 2018

Wednesday 21st November 2018


St Martin of Tours
318-320 St Paul’s Road
London N1 2LF

Cost: £60 per person

Refreshments provided.

DANOS Compliant:

This half-day Chemsex training course aims to give participants the confidence, knowledge and skills in order to deliver effective interventions and support for this subgroup.

What the course covers:

  • What is MSM – UK situation

  • Basic understanding of ‘Chemsex’

  • What we know and what we don’t know

  • Risk Factors

  • Implications for health, sexual health & drug services

  • Prevention and harm reduction

Learning outcomes:

By the end of the session participants will be able to;

  • Increase knowledge and awareness of the issues relating to Chemsex and related issues

  • Increase knowledge of how GBL, Mephedrone and crystal meth are used and the effects

    upon individual’s physiology and neurology

  • Understand the possible affects on health

  • Understand basic working methods with this subgroup

  • To increase confidence in working with this client group for both drug services and sexual health clinics

Who would benefit from the training?

Drug Service Providers, LGBT Services, Health & Sexual Health Workers, Mental Health Practitioners, GPs, Psychiatrist, Counsellors and other professionals that may be in contact with this client group.

Drug and alcohol national occupational standards

Day One:

  • AA1 Recognise indications of substance misuse and refer individuals to specialists.

  • HSC233 Relate to, and interact with, individuals.

  • HSC3111 Promote the equality, diversity, rights and responsibilities of individuals.

  • AB2 Support individuals who are substance users.

  • HSC33 Develop your own knowledge and practice.

  • AD1 Raise awareness about substances, their use and effects.

Cost: £60 per person

Refreshments provided.

DANOS Compliant: