02. April 2019 - 18:00 till 19:30
Gambling Education & Prevention Training in Highland for Youth Workers evening session | | Tuesday, 02. April 2019
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;
increase their knowledge of resources available (such as Fast Forward’s Gambling Education Toolkit);
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:
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.
PLEASE NOTE: participants will be asked to sign a Training Agreement, which will be emailed to them upon completion of this online registration.