Gain advanced clinical practice skills in working with families
Work more effectively with families and carers of people who use alcohol and other drugs, whether the person using drugs is in treatment or not. This workshop focuses on the impact of alcohol and other drugs on families and models of responding using principles of Jim Orford’s stress-strain-information-coping-support model. You will find out how to blend strategies from family therapy, motivational interviewing and cognitive behaviour therapy into effective treatment when working with families with alcohol and other drug problems.
- Understand how to engage families using a range of effective response options
- Learn how to support families using a comprehensive model that can apply to any family dynamic
- Apply new strategies to help improve family cohesiveness and cooperation
- Learn ways to respond to complexities in working with families, such as confidentiality and consent
Who should attend:
This is a specialist skills workshop suitable for new, experienced and advanced practitioners.
Facilitator: Paula Ross
The training was interactive in nature, was presented well, and sufficiently covered the topic.
Online event access details will be provided by the event organiser