Cocaine Training – 7th November 2019

Cocaine Training

Cocaine Training

Being delivered on:
Thursday, 7th November 2019

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

Cost: £99 per person
Lunch and refreshments provided.
(See here)

Course description

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

The course covers;

  • History of crack and cocaine
  • Current world and UK situation
  • Types of cocaine
  • How cocaine works
  • Health and psychiatric implications
  • Harm reduction

Aims and objectives

  • Increase knowledge and awareness of the issues relating to crack and cocaine use.
  • Increase 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 confidence in working with this client group.
  • Increase competence in working 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.