The Impact of ‘Pocket Money Drugs’ on today’s youth – A Skills Workshop


The impact of ‘Pocket Money’ Drugs on today’s youth

Full day Skills Workshop – just £99pp  or can be booked as an in house training session

Includes FREE digital drug & alcohol education resource that can be used to support young people

Do you or are you interested in working with young people?

Early Break is a CPD Standards accredited training provider, recognised ‘Investors in Children’ and multi award winning service with 23 years’ experience of working with children and young people. This full day skills work shop, with 3 interactive sessions, has been designed following a demand for more focus on practical methods of helping and engaging young people.

  •  Session 1: What are ‘Pocket Money Drugs’? What are the most common drugs of choice that young people use in the UK ? Introduce different resources that can be used for working with young people who may be using or at risk of using substances
    • Know what is meant by the term ‘pocket money drugs’ (Alcohol, Cannabis, Ecstasy, NPS)
    • Know which legal class each drug belongs too
    • Identify what ‘pocket money’ drugs look like
  •  Session 2: ‘Child-Centred ’ working with young people looks at how you can engage young people in a ‘child-centred’ manner and understand how they can often become lost in a sea of professionals
    • Identify barriers for engaging with young people
    • Discuss the complexities that young people face when working with multi agencies
    • Understand the meaning of ‘Child-Centred’ working
  •  Session 3: How to support ‘change in a young person’, arms you with the practical skills to support positive change
    • Understand the principles of the ‘Cycle of Change’
    • Understand the core values of ‘Motivational interviewing’
    • Know how to identify readiness to change
    • Demonstrate using ‘Motivational Interviewing Techniques

For further information on how to book this course  please call Jacqui Selby or Rhyse Cathcart on 0161 723 3880 or to down load your booking form below and email it to us at