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Dual diagnosis (one day) print version | course feedback

 
 
     


This is an open program course, dates to be announced shortly
   
     
Notes:This course is now postponed due to the current Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. New date TBC.

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Course Outline

   
A day of learning and reflection on the complexities of dual diagnosis. Participants explore the interactions between mental illness and substance misuse, establish a framework for assessment and identify evidence based approaches to effective management and treatment for this client group.    

Aims

   
  • To provide non-statutory workers with a clear framework for assessing and treating people with dual diagnosis
   

Objectives

   
By the end of the course participants will have had opportunities to

  • Identify sub-populations of dual diagnosis clients
  • Describe the interactions between mental illness and substance misuse
  • Practice evidence based approaches to effective treatment of dual diagnosis clients
  • Explain the Department of Health recommended guidelines for dual diagnosis treatment (Osher & Kofoed 1989)
   

Agenda

   
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