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Trauma Informed Care for AOD Practice

by Insight

  • Date & time
    Thu. 23 Nov 2023
    9:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • location
    Edwards-Miller Conference Room, Floor 4, Biala Community Health Centre, 270 Roma Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

For this workshop it is recommended that workers have a foundational level of alcohol and other drugs (AOD) knowledge. If you are new to AOD practice, Insight has eLearning modules available to assist workers.  

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

By the end of this workshop learners will be able to:

  • Understand and define trauma, including prevalence, signs and symptoms
  • Understand the neuroscience of trauma
  • Describe and apply principles of Trauma Informed Care (TIC) 
  • Understand the links between trauma, substance use and treatment 
  • Build a trauma response tool kit to help respond to client needs
  • Understand concepts of healing and worker self-care