Substance Use Workforce Development


Forth Valley Alcohol and Drug Partnerships Online Training

Training is provided by the ADP on the following, you can find more information on the ADP website here:
  • Blood Borne Virus
  • Drug Death Prevention
  • Alcohol Related Brain Injury
  • Tackling Stigma
  • Working with Trauma
  • Alcohol Related Brain Injury
  • Novel Psychoactive Substances
  • GOPR – Getting Our Priorities Right
  • Tackling Solvent Use
  • Tobacco and cannabis use

Any need expressed by the workforce not mentioned in the above list can be commissioned by the ADP on request .

NHS Health Promotion Training – more info/ apply here
  • Alcohol Brief Intervention
  • Alcohol awareness
  • Overdose Awareness
  • FASD – Foetal alcohol
  • ASIST – Suicide
  • Scottish Mental Health First Aid
The following courses are available online for free via the Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF)

Course Titles

  • Contraception information for people who use drugs
  • Motivational Interviewing in Brief Conversation
  • Drug Awareness – an Introductory Course
  • Hepatitis C and New Treatments
  • Overdose Prevention, intervention and Naloxone
  • Bacterial Infections and Drug Use
  • New drugs, New Trend? A worker’s toolkit for NPS (Novel Psychoactive Substances)

For more information on each course, to create and account and to register please use the following link   SDF E-Learning

Please note:

These courses are free but you need to create an account to be able to register on to a course.  When creating your account please add your job title/department name and Council area to assist with reporting.

Service Directory

The FV ADP’s Service directory contains information and contact details for substance use supports. As a practitioner you may be working with people who are either affected personally by substance use, or impacted by the use of others.  The services in the directory will be happy to receive referrals from all Social Care Team members.

You can access the Forth Valley ADP Directory here