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Essential Skills For Working With People Who Use Substances (2 DAYS)

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Perth Riverside Church

Bute Drive

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PH1 3BG

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This training will allow workers to effectively respond to, support and engage with people using drugs and/or alcohol.

This training will allow workers to effectively respond to, treat, support and engage with people using drugs and alcohol. This training would be particularly helpful to those who are non-specialist drug workers, or who are new to the substance use field.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify the key qualities needed to effectively support drug and alcohol users effectively
  • The role of non-verbal communication
  • Demonstrating the application of key skills for supporting people who use substances including paraphrasing and active listening
  • Key techniques to apply when working with drug and alcohol users
  • Explain the importance of self-care as a skill and identify ways to engage in this that work for participants;
  • Name the stages of behaviour change and how to select appropriate strategies for each stage
  • Identify how attitudes and values can impact on therapeutic relationships.

This training is delivered and facilitated by the Scottish Drugs Forum.

ATTENDANCE IS COMPULSORY 9:30 - 16:30 ON BOTH DAYS.

WE ANTICIPATE THIS TRAINING COURSE TO BE VERY POPULAR. THEREFORE A MAXIMUM OF TWO PEOPLE PER TEAM ONLY, TO BOOK ON THIS COURSE.

PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN LUNCH AND REFRESHMENTS FOR THE TWO DAYS.

Please be aware we require 48 hours’ notice if you need to cancel your place on this learning session. If 48 hours’ notice is not given or if you fail to attend on the day, there may be a charge of £50 for non-attendance.

To cancel your booking, please go to www.eventbrite.co.uk.

Alternatively you can contact the Housing and Community Safety Learning and Development team on 01738 477 828 or email hcctraining@pkc.gov.uk


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