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Addiction, dependency & recovery print version | course feedback

Duration: This is a one day course

Tutor(s): Phil Harris.


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Course Outline

Develop your understanding of addiction and treatment by exploring the role of drugs within society, the factors that contribute to the drug using experience, how people change and the routes to recovery. Learn what tolerance, withdrawal, addiction and dependency mean and how this relates to a clear understanding of recovery. This comprehensive overview will develop or refresh your confidence to work with drug and alcohol users.    



To develop the groups understanding of critical issues in working with drug use and addiction.



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

  • understand the context of drug use
  • describe the key concepts of dependency and addiction
  • understand the philosophy of harm reduction
  • identify the client’s readiness for change
  • assess the clients needs and make appropriate referral \ interventions


Please contact us for an up to date course outline.    
Competences - DANOS AB2.2012