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Dovetail – Young People and Drugs: Youth housing and residential care services

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Dovetail – Young People and Drugs: Youth housing and residential care services

Free full-day workshop for practitioners working with young people in youth housing and out-of-home residential care services

Dovetail and Insight Centre for AOD training and workforce development presents Young People and Drugs – Youth housing and residential care services

This full-day workshop targets practitioners who work directly with young people aged 12 – 25 years in a one-on-one capacity in Youth Housing and Out-of-home residential care services .

The training provides an overview of youth alcohol and other drug (AOD) use, focusing on residential / youth housing settings including:

  • Background and context of AOD
  • Characteristics of young people who access AOD treatment
  • Understanding AOD related harm
  • Working respectfully and having conversations with young people about AOD
  • Harm reduction strategies and responses
  • Judging AOD related risk
  • Matching interventions to stages of change

Date: Thursday, 7th September – 9am to 3.3opm

Venue: Headspace, 2-14 Sporting Drive, Thuringowa Central, Townsville QLD 4817

Cost: Free

Register: Online