Bromley Changes Young People's Drug and Alcohol Services

Our training menu

If you're a professional that works with young people and children in Bromley, we're here to help. Here's our training menu delivered fresh to you and your team!

  • Light bites - addressing the basics of what you need to know working with a child or young person who is using drugs and alcohol
  • The mains - hungry for more learning? These workshops are a more in-depth look at the issues of substance use
  • A little something extra - additional sessions that will compliment people who have already attended our other courses

If you'd like to learn more and book any of these sessions, please contact Esme, our Service Team Leader: esme.jal[email protected]

Light bites

    • Session duration: 90 minues

    What’s Going On?

    A one-off session to support professionals to identify hidden harm and respond to the situation that hidden harm creates for a young person and their family.

    A one-off session to support professionals to identify hidden harm and respond to the situation that hidden harm creates for a young person and their family. There will also be some reflection on the current situation - living with hidden harm during a pandemic.

    Hidden harm is = a child or YP living with the impact of someone substance use

    • Session duration: 3.5 hours

    What’s Drugs and Alcohol Got To do With It

    A thinking session, to familiarize yourself with the different substances young people use and deal.

    We will cover different drugs and their effects, how young people think act, behave when they use, getting to grips with why young people are using drugs and alcohol, and a look at the different adolescent drug-using scenes and subcultures.

The mains

    • Session duration: 1 full day

    What’s the Deal?

    A look at child drug dealing, identity, mindset, experience, new technologies, the business model, the modern marketplace it is happening and the issues of child criminal exploitation.

    The course takes one full day, but we can do it over two half days if you'd like.

    • Session duration: 90 minutes

    What’s the problem, I only had one?

    An opportunity to look at the differences in the impact on children and young people of drugs and alcohol within the home.

    An opportunity to look at the differences in the impact on children and young people of drugs and alcohol within the home and its links between parental conflict and domestic violence.

     

    • Session duration: 90 minutes

    What if it is not mum or dad?

    Addressing the impact of adults' drug and alcohol use in the lives of our young people.

    Addressing the impact of adults' drug and alcohol use in the lives of our young people. We will explore how even if it isn’t happening at home children can be negatively by someone else’s use.

    • Session duration: 3.5 hours

    What’s the harm in it?

    When we are worried about a young person’s use, we need to make sure what we say and do will have the right impact.

    When we are worried about a young person’s use, we need to make sure what we say and do will have the right impact. Drawing on children’s voices and perspectives and a teenager’s development, this session will critically look at the approach we use to deliver harm reduction. We will explore risk communication strategies that work with teenagers when we are trying to keep them safe.

A little something extra

    • Session duration: 1 hour

    What’s sex got to do with it?

    How does drug and alcohol use play into sexual health, behavior, and pleasure?

    A lesson in critical thinking for our young people: how does your drug and alcohol use play into sexual health, behavior, and pleasure?

    • Session duration: 90 minutes

    Is it all a Taboo?

    A session to support professionals to feel confident and well informed when speaking with families about Hidden Harm.

    A session to support professionals to feel confident and well informed when speaking with families about Hidden Harm.