COCA Crack & Cocaine Training, June 2020, London

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COCA Crack & Cocaine Training

Course description

A two day crack and cocaine training course. This course covers specific interventions, health, mental health issues, appropriate treatment and effective ways of working with this client group.

Being delivered to professionals on:
Tuesday 9th June & Wednesday 10th of June 2020

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

Cost: You can choose to do both courses or just one course.

£160 per person for 2 day course.

£99 per person for 1 day course.

Lunch and refreshments provided.

On completion of the course you will receive a certificate and have lifetime access to online resources.

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We have used TD Consultancy’s services across several different teams and have received excellent feedback.’


Aims and objectives

  • Increase your knowledge and awareness of the issues relating to crack and cocaine use.
  • Increase your knowledge of how crack & cocaine is used and the effects upon individual’s physiology and neurology.
  • Understand the possible affects on health.
  • Understand how specific interventions at relevant stages can increase engagement.
  • Increase your confidence in working with this client group.
  • Increase your competence in working with this client group.

Course covers;

  • History of crack and cocaine
  • Current world and UK situation
  • Current policy / research documents
  • Who is using crack and cocaine
  • Types of cocaine
  • How cocaine works
  • Health and Psychiatric implications
  • Harm reduction
  • Treatment

Target Audience:

Drug Workers, Health Visitors, Practice Nurses, Homeless and Outreach Workers, School Nurses, Community Wardens, Police Community Support Officers, Police Officers, Social Workers, Youth Workers, Youth Offending Teams, Probation Staff, Teachers, Housing Officers and Supported Housing Workers.

On completion of the course you will receive a certificate and have lifetime access to online resources.

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.

Day Two:

  • AB5 Assess and act upon immediate risk of danger to substance users.
  • AG1 Develop, implement and review care plans for individuals.
  • AG2 Contribute to care planning and review.
  • HSC347 Help individuals to access employment.
  • AK3 Enable individuals to access housing and accommodation.

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