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Introduction to trauma and working with people who use substances (1 Day)

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North Inch Community Campus (ICT Room 16)

Gowans Terrace

Perth

PH1 5BF

United Kingdom

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An introduction to the relationship between trauma and problematic drug and/or alcohol use.

This learning opportunity will introduce the theory of trauma, and will enable participants to identify and implement practical strategies to appropriately support servcie users who may experience trauma. This training will allow workers to become trauma-informed within their practice.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recall the different types and causes of trauma which may be experienced by clients
  • Identify behaviours and coping strategies associated with trauma
  • Describe the relationship between drug/alcohol use and trauma
  • Recall techniques for managing disclosure of trauma
  • Identify how to support clients who may be experiencing trauma
  • Demonstrate trauma-informed practice
  • Identify techniques to recognise and mange issues experienced by supporting staff, e.g. vicrious trauma including self-care.

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

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 DAY

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North Inch Community Campus (ICT Room 16)

Gowans Terrace

Perth

PH1 5BF

United Kingdom

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