Dealing with Trauma, Benzodiazepines and Difficult Emotions. Working Towards Recovery

- , Start Time: 10:00, End Time: 16:00

The Scottish Alcohol and Drug Strategy, Rights Respect and Recovery (2018), emphasises the importance of trauma-informed, person-centred recovery services.  An understanding of the fundamentals and strategies for assessment of trauma-related reactions is essential for services working with people who are using substances.  Supporting people in developing skills to manage intense emotional reactions is a key part of person-centred recovery and this course introduces strategies for emotional regulation and manging disclosure.

Learning Outcomes

· Explore the range of experiences which may be involved with trauma reactions and

· the factors to consider.

· Understand the role of emotions in trauma reactions.

· Explore strategies for helping people identify emotions and their intensity.

· Practice strategies to help people learn how to better manage intense feelings.

· Explore strategies for increasing the effectiveness of recovery-orientated treatment

· within a Scottish context, including motivational enhancement for lifestyle change.

Please note that numbers for each course will be limited therefore to avoid disappointment please contact  to book your place.

Participants must be able to attend for both days of the Training.

HADP are operating a waiting list for this Training

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