New Drug Trends, Cannabis and Addiction Training - Monday 24th June, 9.00am - 4.00pm, Ty Penallta 

This is open to all secondary schools to attend. The training will be delivered by Liam Watson of Drug Training and will cover the following issues;

  • Changing patterns of illicit drug use
  • How social media and the internet is changing drug use
  • Understanding new cannabis trends
  • Understanding addiction
  • Integrating new drug use issues into edcuation 

Additonally, we will be covering the new substance misuse education policy and resources to support the curriculum. 


Samaritans: Developing Emotional Awareness and Listening Training - Tuesday 25th June, 1.30 - 3.30pm, Pontypool Community Education Centre, Trosnant Street, Torfaen, NP4 8AT 

This is open to all secondary schools to attend. DEAL is a free bilingual web-based teaching resource containing lesson plans, audio-visual resources, teaching notes and stafff training materials that align with the PSE framework and the Health and Wellbeing AoLE. It is aimed at students aged 14 and over. 

DEAL is designed to:

  • Raise awareness of emotional health 
  • Develop coping strategies 
  • Develop communication skills
  • Develop supportive and help seeking behaviour 


PSE Workshop - Thursday 11th July, 9.30am - 3.00pm, Lewis School Pengam

We will be running our third PSE workshop during the summer term, welcoming PSE leads across Primary and Secondary schools. 

The following services/topicsw will be discussed;

  • To be confirmed

To book on any of the above workshops please get in touch. 



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