Thu. 12 Aug 2021
9:00 am – 4:30 pm
NB: This 1-day workshop requires workers to have a foundational level of knowledge of AOD practice
Sensory Approaches is a collective term for a range of interventions which utilise the sensory systems to regulate levels of bodily arousal when a person is experiencing symptoms of distress and agitation. They are commonly used in mental health services as a trauma informed approach, and as a first line intervention to manage difficult emotional states.
This 1-day practical workshop is suitable for all AOD and mental health practitioners and requires workers to have a foundational level of knowledge of AOD practice.
By the end of this workshop learners will be able to:
Follow up Zoom call
This follow up zoom call will be scheduled approximately 4 weeks after the workshop so that participants can further discuss and/or practice their application of sensory approaches with support provided from the training facilitators.
Pre-requisite: If you are new to the area of AOD practice, it is recommended that you have completed the Foundational AOD Concepts eLearning (Insight), AOD Crash Course (Insight) or Young People and Drugs (Dovetail) training at minimum before attending this course.