Alcohol and Drugs Education Conference

Event Date: 21 June 2018

Thursday 21 June 2018, 9am-4.30pm – Liverpool John Moores University, Redmonds Building, Liverpool, L3 5UG.

Evidence-based best practice in alcohol and drugs education: empowering young people to make healthy choices in the classroom and beyond.

Following on from the success of the Alcohol and Drugs Education Conference 2016, the Alcohol Education Trust and Mentor is bringing together a group of experts to showcase evidence-based and effective good practice that can be used in education and youth settings across the UK for alcohol and drugs education and prevention.

The conference will allow professionals to hear from leading experts on the latest research on alcohol and drugs prevention, attend a choice of workshops on evidence-based programmes and receive planning and evaluation advice for effective PSHE.

Keynote speaker is Andy Burnham, former Health Secretary and Mayor of Greater Manchester. Keynote addresses from Parliamentary Under Secretary Victoria Atkins (pre-recorded) and Rt Hon Nick Gibb, Minister of State at Department for Education. Other speakers include Dr David Regis from The School Health Education Unit and Amy Fletcher from Cheshire Police.

Workshop themes will include:

  • 10 top tips for delivering effective alcohol and drugs education
  • Double CPD session from The Alcohol Education Trust on the Talk about Alcohol programme (this session will cost £90 to cover a full pack of resources, which includes: AET Teacher Workbook, AET SEND Workbook, DVD of ‘Just a Few Drinks’, full access to the SEND area of website with lesson plans, PowerPoints etc., laminated resources for use with the SEND workbook)
  • Targeted approaches for vulnerable populations e.g. SEN and LAC
  • Mentor Quality Mark clinic
  • Targeted prevention for youth offenders
  • Social and emotional learning

Cost: £90 (free of charge for teachers and PSHE leads)

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