Certificate in Drug and Alcohol Misuse Awareness for Leaders

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Samantha Kendall First aider and emergency medical technician
Course 37min 6 modules

This substance misuse training course provides you with the core content you need to raise your awareness and develop strategies and guidance to support staff, colleagues or pupils who have substance misuse problems.

CPD Certified ROSPA Certified

This course has been assured by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) qualifications

Leaders and managers have a significant role to play in reducing substance misuse in the UK. Their unique organisational positions means that they can spot the earliest signs of drug or alcohol misuse in others. Managers must have structures in place to minimise the damage to a person's health and social relationships, their team and the whole organisation.

Developed by Samantha Kendall, qualified emergency medical technician, this substance misuse training course will provide you with the knowledge and skills to raise your awareness and develop strategies and guidance to support staff, colleagues or young people who have substance misuse problems. 

Please note: This drug and alcohol awareness training course consists of learning through video, task completion and further reading/research. Please consider this when planning and allocating your time. To successfully understand and achieve the objectives of the course, learners are expected to engage in all aspects of the learning process to ensure they can successfully apply the knowledge and skills they have gained in their own setting.

Designed in line with the following policies:

  • Misuse of Drugs Act 1971

Important note for non-UK learners: Although this substance misuse training course reflects best practice principles and might be useful for learners outside the UK, please note that it is based solely on UK guidance and legislation. Please make sure you also adhere to relevant legislation applicable in your own country.