Free Young people Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice (IBA)
Who should complete? - Children’s workforce professionals working directly with young people and young parents.
What type of training? - Half day classroom based.
Delivered by? - Subject expert from Cambridgeshire Child and Adolescent Substance Use Service (CASUS) - Suzanne Hare (Team Leader, CASUS)
What will it cover? - This course is intended to support participants to:
- Understanding of units of alcohol and current health guidelines related to drinking
- Practice in using appropriate screening tools for identification of hazardous and harmful alcohol use
- Practice in giving brief advice interventions to young people and adults.
- Knowledge of appropriate referral pathways for alcohol misuse treatment for young people and adults.
Time and date? TBC
Child & Adolescent Mental Health (CAMH) Training
The Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust (CPFT) Learning and Development Team offer a range of high
quality learning and development opportunities to meet the varying mental health training needs of practitioners within the
children and young people’s workforce. Thie training is aimed primarily at that those practitioners for whom the CAMH is not
the principal responsibility in their role (e.g. they will not usually be working in a specialist CAMH role).
Please prefer to the brochures below for more details.
Drug protocol training for Cambridgeshire Housing providers
Aims of the training:
- to clarify on the implications of legislation around drug misuse
- to create a greater sense of confidence amongst agencies offering services to homeless people
- to assist agencies to act quickly and decisively in tackling drug related criminal activity
- and to provide effective support and advice to service users.
There are no dates set for the training in 2013 yet. However, if you feel that this training would benefit your team, please email the DAAT to enquire.
Simple Information and Brief Advice (IBA) training
Many drinkers come into contact with friends, family associates, carers, care workers, health care professionals and others who are in a position to provide helpful advice or support. This training is designed to supply you with that information and tools.
For more information on IBA and to see available training courses please refer to the below brochure:
To book a place, please email the DAAT with your name, organisation (if applicable), contact details and reasons you want to attend this training.
Train the trainers - IBA course
The ‘Train the Trainers’ course is designed to provide practitioners with the skills necessary to cascade the IBA training to other colleagues who will have efficient tools and knowledge to deliver alcohol brief interventions to the relevant individuals that they are in contact with.Participants would need to meet one of the following requirements:
- have already attended an IBA course or
- have significant familiarity with alcohol issues or
- is a specialist trainer who has also done the alcohol learning centre e-learning course.
Facilitator: Mike Ward, Senior Consultant, Alcohol Concern.
There are no planned dates for this course in 2013 yet. However, if you are interested, please email the DAAT with your name, organisation (if applicable), contact details and reasons you want to attend this training.
Cambridgeshire Local Safeguarding Children Board (LSCB)
There are currently two courses being delivered by local treatment providers, CASUS and Inclusion, as part of the LSCB Training programme. These are called Basic Drug and Alcohol Awareness and Working with Children Affected by Adult Substance Misuse.
For more details and how to book a place, please refer to page 19 and 38 of the below LSCB training brochure.