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Public health related training is provided for statutory, non statutory or voluntary staff working in Wiltshire. A wide range of training is available to build staff confidence, knowledge and skills to support the health and wellbeing of the people they work with.

Course Description
Public Health Training – Domestic Abuse

Domestic abuse training is for those who work in children’s services with families where domestic violence impacts on the wellbeing of the children. For further information, please contact sally.margary@wiltshire.gov.uk. To book a place, follow the links below.

Current courses:

Multi Agency Risk Assessment Conference (MARAC) Referral and DASH Assessment

Public Health Training – Emotional Wellbeing and Mental Health

Applied Suicide Prevention Skills Training (ASIST) is an interactive and practical two-day course that aims to:

  • Help people to recognise the signs that someone is considering suicide.
  • Gain the skills and confidence to respond appropriately and intervene to prevent the immediate risk of suicide.

For further information, please contact sharon.cox@wiltshire.gov.uk. To book a place, follow the link below.

Current course:

Public Health Training – Drugs and Alcohol

A range of multi-agency courses designed to support paid and unpaid staff working with children, young people and adults who misuse drugs and/or alcohol.

Current courses:

Alcohol and General Drugs. For further information, please contact MayaChavda@dhimotiv8.org.uk. To book a place, follow the link below.

Basic Cannabis Awareness (dates to be confirmed)

Novel Psychoactive Substances – Legal Highs (NPS) (dates to be confirmed). For further information, please contact sandra.jones@wiltshire.gov.uk.

Public Health Training – Sexual Health

Wiltshire’s Sexual Health Service for young people aged 13-24 years, called No Worries!, offers a range of free training around sexual health and relationships to all those who work with young people to help them feel more confident about discussing these subjects.

For further information, please contact katherine.hoskin@wiltshire.gov.uk. To book a place, follow the links below.

Current courses:

Delay and Positive Choices

Healthy Relationships

Sexual Health Awareness Level 1

Sexual Health Update

Working with LGBT young people

Contact Details (LiveLink)

Multiple Contacts:
eMail: publichealth@wiltshire.gov.uk

0300 003 4566

Out of hours:
Postal Address:

Public Health
Wiltshire Council
County Hall
BA14 8JN

In Person:

Last updated: 26 July 2016



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