BITESIZE – Substance use brief intervention

This session will talk through how to initiate and hold conversations about substance use as well as how to further support those who want to make a change.

Who could benefit from the training?

Do you work with people in the County Durham area who are using substances? Do you want to know more about how to deliver brief interventions to support those you work with?

This free training will enable you to support those people you are working with by equipping you with up-to-date advice and information.

Aim of the training:

To explore when and how to deliver a brief intervention.

Learning Objectives:

  • To understand what brief intervention (BI) is
  • To know when to deliver BI and when to refer
  • To understand your role and the person who needs support’s role in BI
  • To explore how to deliver brief advice
  • To become familiar with a range of tools that can be used during BI
  • To have an awareness of local services and how to refer