Training for Professionals

Forward Leeds Alcohol and Drug service have a team that can provide training and information around alcohol and drugs. This includes providing brief interventions in the workplace with users of your services.

This is primarily aimed at:

  • Social Care staff and similar organisations
  • Leeds City Council teams
  • Charities and third sector organisations

Training is being delivered virtually and in person, you can choose which you prefer. All of our training is completely free.

View a list of all courses further down this page.

In addition Forward Leeds runs additional Want To Know More About (WTKMA) sessions for Leeds City Council.

What we provide:-

  • Half day training delivered virtually or in person
  • Additional packages that deal with NPS’ (New Psychoactive Substances) including synthetic cannabinoids
  • Bespoke packages dependent on time frame and content. This service comes without a charge and can be delivered from your organisation where there is demand.

Training aims:-

  • Increased awareness of brief Interventions
  • Provide some basic tools and worksheets
  • How to refer into alcohol or drug services
  • Where to access leaflets and information
  • An increase in substance-specific awareness

Contact us on for more information or to book on courses.

Details of all of our courses for 2022: