Supporting the provision of quality welfare for seafarers and their dependants

Substance Misuse Awareness Course

Course Outline Register

This course is designed to advise all those personnel who may come into contact with people affected by drug and alcohol problems. This covers the effects on the individual (as well as the wider implications for their friends and families), recognising signs of abuse, confidentiality, referrals and legislation. It is available to staff and volunteers of the Board’s Constituent Charities and from its Port Welfare Committees.

Course Aim

This course is aimed at anyone who may come into contact with individuals who may have drug and/or alcohol issues.

Course Objectives

  • Categorisation of substances misused and their effects
  • What are the patterns of use that we often see
  • When we see that people are damaging themselves, what sort of interventions are available
  • Where are these interventions available locally and what are the obstacles to people using them (to include stereotyping)
  • What can we achieve and what are the pointers to Good Practice for the group

Course Programme

Course Dates for 2019

Courses are arranged upon request.

Course Logistics

This is a one day course which can be held at a regional venue or MNWB’s head office. Please contact training@mnwb.org.uk if you would like to host this course in your workplace.

Course Funding

  • The Board will cover all course fees
  • The Board will not normally cover any travel or accommodation expenses
Register

Please click the Register button if you would like to attend this course.
For further information please contact Helen van Gass, Training Manager on 02380 337799 or via e-mail training@mnwb.org.uk

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