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Dual Diagnosis

Start Date: 22nd May 19
Location: Oakwood, Leeds
Price: £99.00

Aim – To enable participants to work more effectively with service users with dual diagnosis issues

At the end of the course participants will:

  • Understand the relevant evidence base and good practice guidance
  • Have reflected on their own values/attitudes
  • Understand effects of substance use and its impact on mental health
  • Be able to undertake screening + assessment
  • Looked at a range of brief interventions to support change

This course is aimed at staff who primarily support people with mental health problems or distress and who also misuse drugs/alcohol. It will provide useful information about dual diagnosis good practice guidance, and look at a number of helping strategies to enhance participants’ confidence in addressing difficulties. The course uses a number of learning activities (for example trainer presentation, group work, skill practice and individual reflection etc.) to help participants to have a deeper insight into the challenges faced by those with dual diagnosis.


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