Drug Use Screening Tool (DUST) Training

Course Provider: CAIS Young Person’s Substance Misuse Service

Course Administrator: Julie Morris


An Assessment tool to assist those working with young people to distinguish between use and misuse; and accurately assess the risk factors.

  • To introduce the Powys Young Persons Substance Misuse Service (YPSMS) to Staff
  • Introduce the Drug Use Screening Tool (DUST)
  • Give training on using the tool; when and how
  • Understand and recognise substance use, risk and protective factors
  • Making a referral to YPSMS
  • Support available to you

There are no courses currently scheduled to run

Key Learning Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognise substance use risk and protective factors
  • Use the DUST tool to help them decide how to approach the young persons substance use.
  • Recognise tools they can use to support a young person.
  • Make a referral to the YPSMS.
  • Identify other avenues of support.

There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given