Substance Misuse Risks

The aim of this two-module course is to increase school staff’s awareness of what substance misuse is and recognise the early indicators of misuse.

Course description

The modules in this course will cover the following content:

  1. What is Substance Misuse?

Module one explores the different categories of drugs, their effects, the prevalence of drug use, and why young people may use them.

  1. Responding to Children’s Needs around Alcohol and Drugs

Module two explores how to recognise the early indicators of misuse, the role of the school, good practice in supporting struggling young people, and what agencies and professional support services you can signpost to.

Reflective questions throughout the course offer learners additional opportunities to think about their understanding of appropriate disciplinary action within school and consider how they create a safe, inclusive working environment.

Substance Misuse Risks, what are my buying options?

Buy as a standalone course

This course costs £20.49 excl. VAT and you can buy online today.



Buy as part of a training package

This course is included as part of EduCare for Education®, our bestselling training course package which combines a wide range of courses such as Child Protection, Online Safety and The Prevent Duty into one cost-effective bundle.

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Key features and benefits

Price £20.49 excl. VAT

Max. Duration 2 hours

Target Audience All

  • A fully interactive course, including optional narration for accessibility, comprising two modules and two questionnaires
  • Two CPD credits with a personalised downloadable certificate
  • 70% pass mark
  • Additional resources include printable handouts and downloadable modules for future reference.
  • The EduSafe Resources Bank (available as part of an EduCare for Education® service) also provides additional interactive guides to help support parents, carers and young people.

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