Young People Alcohol Awareness and Brief Interventions

Who is it for?

This is an awareness course which is suitable for all front-line practitioners who work with children, young people and their families. It explores the harm caused by alcohol, risks to young people from Alcohol consumption and how to seek support.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session the participants will:

  • Outline the harm caused by Alcohol​
  • Understand current guidelines and the law​
  • To be aware of levels of risk​
  • Deliver brief interventions to help young people make better choices about drinking ​
  • Highlight the causes of alcohol consumption in young people​
  • Understand the care pathway and referral routes into County Durham Drug and Alcohol Recovery Service

A certificate of attendance will be auto-generated and received on completion of the evaluation form. Therefore it is vital that you complete this as this is the only method you will receive a certificate of attendance.

DSCP Training Charging Policy

DSCP maintain a charging policy and the aim of the policy is to manage the demand on the multi-agency training programme delivered to ensure it is fairly accessed. It is also a reflection of the resources required to deliver the partnerships multi-agency training programme and the cost associated with non-attendees.

Training is currently offered to agencies of the partnership including all Early Years Providers. Private and for-profit organisations who do not come into these categories, will be charged £30 per person per half day course.

Cancellation/No-Attendance Policy (The implementation of this is at the discretion of the DSCP)

If you need to change or cancel your booking it is vital that you email at the earliest opportunity so that this place can be offered to others and to avoid any charges that may be incurred.

eLearning/Training ProgrammeCharge
Partner Agency including all Early Years Providers, Voluntary and Charitable OrganisationsFree
Non-partners/private/for-profit agencieseLearning
£30 registration fee which allows access to all courses

Virtual/face to face
£30 per person per half day course except Trauma Informed Approaches which is £95 per full day
Bespoke Training
(face to face or virtual)
£300 half day
£500 full day (payable by all agencies)


Monday 25 September 20239.30am - 12pmZoom
Monday 22 January 20249.30am - 12pmZoom


Nov 01 2021


9:30 am - 12:00 pm