Mentor and The Alcohol Education Trust to host National Conference

On October 19, The Alcohol Education Trust and Mentor are bringing together a group of experts to showcase evidence-based and effective good practice at the National Alcohol and Drugs Education Conference.

20 May 2016 | AlcDrugsConf

On 19th October 2016 two charities, The Alcohol Education Trust and Mentor, are bringing together a group of experts to showcase evidence-based and effective good practice that can be used in education settings across the UK for alcohol and drugs education and prevention.

This conference and selection of workshops will offer teachers, PSHE leads, Local Authorities and those working in the field of alcohol and drugs with young people the opportunity to learn about the most highly trialled and rigorously tested programmes that are available across the UK.

The morning session is dedicated to exploring drinking and drug use trends among young people in the UK, Government and Public Health priorities for preventative and early intervention work in drugs and alcohol in England and about evidenced-based programmes. The morning will conclude with a Q+A session where delegates will be invited to share their questions and experiences around drugs and alcohol education to a panel of experts.

The afternoon will offer delegates an opportunity to attend workshops on: effective PSHE planning for alcohol and drugs education; bespoke approaches for children with special educational needs; and meeting OFSTED criteria. The afternoon will also include taster training sessions for evidence-based programmes such as Talk About Alcohol, SHARHP, Unplugged and the Good Behaviour Game.

Delegates will leave with resources and have and access to training PowerPoints.

FREE tickets are available for teachers and PSHE Leads