Training and workforce development

This section gives information on those services across Northern Ireland who are able to provide drug and alcohol training courses and programmes (many of which are no cost or low cost to attend) for those wishing to improve their knowledge and/or skills in addressing drug and alcohol issues within their organisation, community and/or with their clients.

Region: BHSCT/BDACT, NHSCT/NDACT, SEHSCT/SEDACT, SHSCT/SDACT, WHSCT/WDACT

A range of courses available for those working with adults and families affected by substance misuse

Region: BHSCT/BDACT, NHSCT/NDACT, SEHSCT/SEDACT, SHSCT/SDACT, WHSCT/WDACT

A range of courses available for those working with children, young people and families affected by substance misuse

Region: BHSCT/BDACT

Training available on drug and alcohol related topics for those working in the homeless sector

Region: BHSCT/BDACT

Accredited OCN level 1 and 2 drug and alcohol awareness, training for trainers (1 to 12 weeks), intervention and prevention programmes, health days and one-off information sessions

Region: BHSCT/BDACT, NHSCT/NDACT, SEHSCT/SEDACT, SHSCT/SDACT, WHSCT/WDACT

Training available for the community and voluntary sector on a wide range of drug and alcohol topics and for workplaces in relation to policies and procedures for managing substance misuse within the workplace

Region: NHSCT/NDACT

Via the Think Drink 55 Plus project CRUN can provide alcohol training sessions to a wide range of community and statutory groups

Region: SHSCT/SDACT

Half day and full day training available on drug and alcohol related topics

Region: SHSCT/SDACT

Via the 55+ project AddictionNI can provide alcohol training sessions to community groups and practitioners working directly with older adults within care and community settings

Region: WHSCT/WDACT

HURT delivers a range of drug and alcohol related OCN accredited programmes both within its centre and within community-based settings