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Drugs and Alcohol Education

TRAINING/EVENTS

Drugs and Medicine Safety Education for Children with SEND

online-or-face-to-face | 1 hour

Course description

The session explores risk and protective factors for children, young people and substance misuse and introduces delegates to some activities for teaching about drugs (including medicines) and safety.​

participants

Primary

Secondary

Special

For primary, secondary and special schools who would like to adopt the I Matter SEND drugs and medicines lessons.

Cost

All courses are FREE of charge to schools and organisations within the Manchester City Council Boundary. For schools/organisation s outside of Manchester please contact healthyschools@mft.nhs for fees.

MEET YOUR TRAINER

Kelly O'Brien

Kelly has gained over twenty-one years of experience working in both public health and education, including thirteen years with the Healthy Schools’ team. This has afforded Kelly with extensive experience of working with schools on all aspects of PSHE, delivering training, and developing schemes of work. Her specialist subject for Healthy Schools is drugs and alcohol education, and her professional interests include positive psychology, transition, and inclusion in education.

Kelly is passionate about supporting school communities to deliver Health Education through an approach that engages the whole school community and promotes a positive ethos and environment. She is committed to lifelong learning and has achieved a First-class BA (Hons) in Education; a Masters in Education in the field of Psychology of Education, and has undertaken postgraduate research about teachers' perspectives on PSHE and health education. In her spare time, Kelly enjoys cooking, gardening, films, and walking with her labradoodle, Bella. 


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