HADP is seeking to appoint a Chairperson and therefore requests that partner agencies forward any nominations by 3rd March 2017. HADP is required to consult the Safer Highland Leadership group as part of the appointment process.
The HADP Chairperson should be of appropriate seniority to drive the HADP strategy and is expected to make the time commitment to fulfil the significant responsibility that is inherent within the role; this includes ensuring appropriate representation of HADP at both local and national level. In addition, the person will act as the lead spokesperson for issues relating to the alcohol and drug agenda across Highland.
For further information or to forward nominations by 3rd March 2017 contact: email@example.com Tel: 01463 704608
Posted on: 15 February 2017
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The FASD Awareness Toolkit
Inside this Toolkit, you will find information and tools to help you raise awareness of Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD). FASD is a range of permanent and irreverseable birth defects caused by maternal alcohol consumption during pregnancy.
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NEW TRAINING INITIATIVE-
"NHS BBV 1000" - Blood Borne Viruses Training for all NHS and Non-NHS staff in the Argyll & Bute and Highland regions
"BBV 1000" has been developed by Scottish Training on Drugs and Alcohol (STRADA) and NHS Highland to provide training on Blood Borne Viruses for a broad range of disciplines across both NHS and non-NHS organisations, including those working within statutory and voluntary drug and alcohol services, statutory health services, social services, housing and homelessness services, education services, the police and all other emergency services, among others. The training is completely free of charge for staff based in the Argyll and Bute and Highland regions.
For more information on training events, please visit the STRADA website at www.projectSTRADA.org. Please see flier for the BBV 1000 Online Learning, which provides more information about how to access this online learning tool and a range of relevant resources. For a free copy of the DVD please email firstname.lastname@example.org, stating your postal address.
HIGHLAND CHILD PROTECTION COMMITTEE
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