About our training

From Support Workers to Counsellors and Re-ablement Specialists to Ops Managers, training is essential within a substance misuse setting to assist the staff to recognise and deal with people suffering from the effects of drug abuse. These services provide support under what is often very challenging and demanding and therefore up to date, relevant training is essential in order to be able to work effectively within these environments. We have singled out a few training courses that will be of great benefit to you and your colleagues and ultimately everyone who visits your substance misuse facility.

We provide courses across the board, from Substance Misuse TrainingConflict Management Training and Drug and Alcohol Awareness Training, to Intensive Interaction Training and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Training. All courses can be delivered on site or at a facility of your choice.

For more information on our training for substance misuse staff, feel free to give us a call on 029 2049 4969 and we’ll be happy to help you to make the right choices. Alternatively, you can write to us using the enquiry form below, or browse our comprehensive list of courses

Specialised training course listing

Appropriate Adult

This Appropriate Adult Training course is designed to provide an understanding of the role, theories and principles of Appropriate Adult.

Basic Life Support

Basic Life Support training is mandatory for registered nurses and healthcare assistants but is beneficial to all. This Basic Life Support training course teaches the first link in the chain of survival in adult basic life support. It contains actions that are to be carried out in an emergency when dealing with conscious and unconscious casualties.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

This Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Awareness course is designed to develop your awareness and understanding of CBT at in introductory level and will explore basic applications of cognitive behavioural therapy in working practice.

Managing Challenging Behaviour

The Managing Challenging Behaviour training course is open to anyone who is working within a healthcare environment and places the emphasis on preserving and developing positive relationships between people who exhibit challenging behaviour and those who work with them.

Mental Health Awareness

This Mental Health Awareness training course is designed for healthcare professionals to understand the mental health spectrum, the impact and prevalence of mental health and dispels myths commonly associated with ill mental health in the workplace.

Safeguarding of Adults

This Safeguarding Adults Training course is designed for anyone who has contact with the public and is a valuable training course for protecting those most susceptible to abuse. The course will raise awareness of different types of abuse and their signs, detail the correct reporting procedures and to prevent abuse wherever possible.

Safeguarding of Children

Staff who have a responsibility of caring for vulnerable children and young people need to understand the processes which aim to protect those in need.

Self Harm & Suicide Awareness

Self harm and suicide are distinct and separate acts with differing motivational factors.Self harm is usually a coping mechanism and is more about staying alive, while someone may choose suicide to end physical or emotional pain or perhaps they have no solution to a problem.

Substance Misuse

This Substance Misuse training course is open to anyone who wants to learn more about the impact substance misuse has on daily living including the short & long term psychological effects to the individual, their families and friends.

To book one of our courses, call us on 02920 494 969 or email enquiries@acutetrainingsolutions.co.uk

We have always found Acute Training Solutions to be professional and are excellent value for money. Their knowledge of the sector and their personalised approach is one of the main reasons that we enjoy working with them.

Janice Dent, Learning & Development Manager

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