|Young people VSA interview #1 (2007)||The first of two interviews with young people who are ‘looked after’ and live in a residential establishment, focusing on their experiences of ‘buzzing’ or ‘sniffing’ solvents.
Duration: 10'19 minutes / Size: 9.6 MB / Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
|Young people VSA interview #2 (2007)||The second, concluding interview with young people in a residential establishment, again focusing on their experiences of ‘buzzing’ or ‘sniffing’ solvents.
Duration: 2'52 minutes / Size: 2.8 MB / Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
|The Silent Killer (2007) 1||The Steven Blacker Memorial Walk. Produced by Re-Solv in 2007, this documents the awareness walk marking the first anniversary of the death of 14 year old Steven Blacker from volatile substance abuse (VSA).
Duration: 7'53 minutes / Size: 54 MB / Format: MPEG-4 Movie 480 x 360 H.264 Video, AAC Audio
|A Loaded Gun (2002) 1||Originally intended as part of a pack for schools including a video and a work book for teachers.
Duration: 11'20 minutes / Size: 81 MB / Format: MPEG-4 Movie 480 x 360 H.264 Video, AAC Audio
|David’s Story (1995) 2||An Aberdeenshire parent (and teacher) who lost her youngest son to VSA at the age of 15 describes the circumstances that lead to his death.
Duration: 11'25 minutes / Size: 81 MB / Format: MPEG-4 Movie 480 x 360 H.264 Video, AAC Audio
|Self work book||A series of tables and questions that participants can use to discover more about VSA working by themselves at their own pace. Can also be used to expand upon a short training session or as a template for small group work.
Size: 127 KB / Format: PDF
|Activities book||A collection of annotated activities for use in VSA group work for use in conjunction with the course handouts.
Size: 345 KB / Format: PDF
|Handouts (for group learning)|
|Introduction||Reviews the content of the training course, outlines the structure of the course handouts and suggests possible uses for the materials.
Size: 37 KB / Format: PDF
|Products, recognition and methods of use / Risk||Includes case study of James, a 14 year old in foster care.
Size: 80 KB / Format: PDF
|Communication||Continues James’s story, focusing on factors that effect communication.
Size: 94 KB / Format: PDF
|Indications of solvent abuse||Invites you to consider the investigation of indications of solvent abuse.
Size: 63 KB / Format: PDF
|Assessment||Continuing the case study, you are asked to participate in an assessment for James.
Size: 91 KB / Format: PDF
|Intervention & referral||You need to prepare for a care planning meeting about James. Includes an example incident screening flowchart.
Size: 51 KB / Format: PDF
|Prevention||There is a solvent problem in your locale and you are asked to design the specification for a leaflet to inform young people about the issue.
Size: 49 KB / Format: PDF
|Action plan||Invite participants to identify future goals.
Size: 31 KB / Format: PDF
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