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Brain Development and Substance Misuse

Brain Development and Substance Misuse

Who is it aimed at?

All staff who may come into contact with young people who use drugs and alcohol.

What are the objectives?

  • Gain an understanding of the changes experienced during adolescence
  • Become familiar with skills for conducting basic screening for substances and referring into appropriate services
  • To practice using brief intervention techniques

How will it make a difference?

Staff will gain and introduction into adolescent development and substance misuse and an overview of using brief interventions when working with young people and substance use.

Delivery method:



4 Hours


No Charge

How to apply:

If you work for Carmarthenshire County Council (CCC) and are logged into a CCC device – PC, laptop, tablet or smartphone, complete this application form.

If you work for the Council but do NOT have access to a CCC device or an email address your line manager will need to apply on your behalf.

Council employees cannot apply for any courses from their own personal device.

Partners, agency staff or people who do not work for the Council but meet the eligibility criteria to attend this course should complete this application form.

The online application system will only show courses that are actively open to book a place on. If the course you are interested in isn’t listed you can register an interest with the Learning and Development team, email: <span class="word-break-mobile">learninganddevelopment@carmarthenshire.gov.uk</span>.

Find out more information on how to make and manage your application if you are a council employee or visit this page if you do not directly work for us. It is important that you complete the correct online application form, if you need any assistance or have a query please email the Learning & Development Team.

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