Taking action on smoking and health
ASH Scotland has developed a free virtual learning package to help those who work with young carers and their families to understand more about how children and young people are affected by smoking.
Supported by Carers Trust Scotland and Scottish Young Carers Services Alliance this online course explores ways to:
Who is it for? The virtual learning is for anyone who works with young carers and their families including: family support workers, befrienders, home/school link workers and young carers’ service staff from both voluntary and local authority organisations.
How long does it take? The course consists of an elearning module (approx 2 hours) followed by a live online session via zoom (1 hour).
How much does it cost? It's free for anyone who works with young carers and/or their families.
Has it been tried and tested?
1. The first part of the course is an e-learning module on ASH Scotland elearning website. Create a free account and select the course ‘supporting young carers health and wellbeing’ and work through the module at your own pace.
If you have any problems setting up a user account please see our Moodle user guide or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
2. Once you have completed the elearning module we look forward to welcoming you to a practical one hour online session. Please see dates below and register online here.
Future course dates (register here):
If you are a young carers' service and would like to organise a session exclusively for your staff and volunteer team (minimum 5 participants) please contact email@example.com to discuss how we can help.
Action on Smoking & Health (Scotland) (ASH Scotland) is a registered Scottish charity (SC 010412) and a company limited by guarantee(Scottish company no 141711). The registered office is 8 Frederick Street, Edinburgh EH2 2HB.
ASH Scotland acknowledges with thanks the support of the British Heart Foundation and the Scottish Government in developing our website.