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Bury Integrated Safeguarding Partnership

Working together to safeguard adults and children in Bury

Training

Virtual Training now available to book

Young People and Problem Gambling - 1 hour Zoom training delivered by Ian Whiteside and Kylie Windle, Beacon Trust Counselling

This course is suitable for all professionals working with vulnerable young people and young adults at risk.

This virtual course will help you to recognise risk factors, signs and symptoms and address how to access support for young people with problem gambling issues. It will look at the level of impact of harmful gambling on both the individual and affected others including mental health and wellbeing issues, the heightened risk of suicidal ideation and self-harm, drug and alcohol misuse, financial crisis, problems with education/work, criminality, relationship difficulties and the associated social and psychological impact on affected others.

Course objectives:

  • Learn how to recognise the risk factors, signs, indicators and symptoms of problem gambling
  • Find out how to talk to young people about problem gambling
  • Learn what support and help is available if needed

pdf icon 7 Minute Briefing - Harmful Gambling [1Mb]

pdf icon Problem Gambling and Young People [189kb]

pdf icon Risk Factors Fact Sheet [156kb]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update: 19 March 2020

The BISP Strategic Partners have made the decision to cancel all face to face training for the next six weeks whilst we try to understand the most appropriate way to reduce the health risks associated to COVID-19. Please consider completing some of the recommended E-learning.

The health of our staff, partners and community is a priority and we will do as much as we can to sustain business as usual during the challenging time for each agency/individual.

BISP Learning and Development Strategy

BISP is committed to delivering a high quality multi-agency training programme that supports professionals, volunteers and the independent sector in their work to safeguard and promote the welfare of adults, children and young people. The Learning and Development Strategy for 2016-2019 can be viewed here. pdf icon BSCB Learning and Development Strategy 2016-2019 [82kb]