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Duration: This is a two day course

Tutor(s): Phil Harris.

Dates:

   
28/11/2017 and 29/11/2017    
     
Notes: Please contact us for a detailed course outline with full agenda.    


Course Outline

   
Do you work with people who experience both mental health and substance misuse problems? Two days of learning and reflection enable you to explore dual diagnosis as a treatment issue, discuss clinical guidance, find out more about methods to assess need and develop your skills in working with 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

   
Please contact us for an up to date course outline.    
     
Competences - DANOS AB2.2012, MH14.2013