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Trauma Informed Care for AOD Practice - Toowoomba

by Insight and Dovetail

  • date & time

    Wed. 10 Mar 2021
    9:00 am – 4:30 pm

  • location
    Freshney House 1, Ground Floor, Toowoomba Hospital, 154 West St, South Toowoomba QLD 4350

Insight and Dovetail collaborate to bring you an interactive workshop on Trauma Informed Care for AOD Practice.  The workshop is targeted towards alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers who wish to develop their understanding and application of trauma informed care.


This workshop will cover:

  • Trauma - prevalence, definitions, signs and symptoms
  • Neuroscience of trauma
  • Principles of Trauma Informed Care (TIC) 
  • Links to substance use and treatment
  • Responding to client needs and building a tool kit
  • Self-care and healing



NB: This workshop requires workers to have a foundational level of knowledge of AOD practice; the workshop is designed to complement and enhance your existing AOD practice. 


Pre-requisite: If you are new to the area of AOD practice, it is recommended that you have completed the Foundational Alcohol and Other Drug Concepts e-Learning (Insight) or Young People and Drugs (Dovetail) training at minimum before attending this course.

Presenters: Michelle Taylor and James Hoey.

Any changes to COVID restrictions may have an impact to this workshop as educators will be travelling from Brisbane. If this is the case, a virtual alternative will be offered and details will be forwarded via e-mail. Please ensure all contact details are up to date on your Insight profile to facilitate this.

Please ensure adherence to all relevant conditions https://www.qld.gov.au/health/conditions/health-alerts/coronavirus-covid-19/current-status/public-health-directions for attendance to our workshops.

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