Dates: Thursday 29th September 2016 Thursday 10th November 2016
Location: St Martin of Tours 318-320 St Paul’s Road Islington London N1 2LF
This one day Chemsex training course will be delivered 3 times this year and 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
Implications for health, sexual health & drug services
Prevention and harm reduction
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?
Commissioners, 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.