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Gambling Education Training

From 09:30 to 13:00 on 3rd April 2019

Inverness IV35dm

Cost: FREE

Free CPD session on the topic of youth gambling and problem gambling.
The training is open to youth workers and CLD practitioners who work with young people The Days session is aimed at managers and youth leaders and the evening session is aimed at youth workers and sessional staff, however anyone can attend either session.

The training will support participants to:

increase their awareness regarding gambling and its impact on young people's health and wellbeing;

better understand what problem gambling is and its relationship with other risk-taking behaviours;

recognise the signs and consequences of problem gambling;

increase their knowledge of resources available (such as Fast Forward’s Gambling Education Toolkit);

find information on additional support and specialized services;

explores ways to include gambling in the range of issues that services already address;

strengthen their skills and confidence to deliver gambling education and prevention activities.

This training is part of Fast Forward's new Gambling Education Hub: http://www.fastforward.org.uk/projects/gedhub/

The mission of the Hub is to make it possible for every young person in Scotland to have access to gambling education and prevention opportunities. The Hub regularly organises regional CPD events across Scotland. Additional sessions and bespoke trainings can be arranged according to need and demand.

The Hub also runs the Gambling Education and Prevention Small Action Fund: a new funding stream available to youth groups aged 12 - 25, who will be able to apply for up to £250 to design and implement their own local gambling education initiatives - more information on this will be provided to those attending this CPD session.

Theme
Youth
Local Authority Area
Highland Council
Organisation
Fast Forward
Website
http://bit.ly/2EfLYEM
Enquiries
[email protected]
Telephone
0131 5544300