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TRAINING SPECIFIC TO THE FOSTER CARE SECTOR

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Substance Misuse and the Law Criminal Justice and Youth Offending
Substance Misuse and the Law Criminal Justice and Youth Offending

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The law on substance misuse is complex and sometimes contradictory. This course will allow participants to examine and understand the primary legislation that governs the misuse of drugs and new psychoactive substances.

The main learning objectives of the course are as follows:

  1. To know the different types of substances commonly misused, including NPS
  2. To understand why people misuse these substances
  3. To know the legislation and recommendations surrounding drugs and alcohol
  4. To know the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 and the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016
  5. To be aware of the distinction between treatment for substance misusers and punishment

This course meets the Training, Support, and Development Standards as outlined in The Fostering Services (England) Regulations 2011.

Upon booking this course, we will discuss the learning objectives and outcomes you wish to achieve based on the young people in your care.

We also have an advanced version, which is specifically for designated individuals or seniors.

Should you wish to discuss your needs before making a booking, please call 0800 774 7874.

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  • Course Badge
  • Course Certificate
  • Includes Extensive Handbook
  • Includes LOR – Learning Outcome Report
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