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These interactive taster sessions will allow you to discover an insight into substance misuse and associated issues and provide you with some techniques and strategies for supporting individuals with substance misuse problems. Come along and join in this learning experience for just £60 per person per workshop

Upcoming Course Start Dates

  • Introduction to Motivational Interviewing - 9th November 2018 | 7th June 2019
    Recognised as one of the most powerful approaches when working with addiction. This course gives an overview of the principles of Motivational Interviewing and some practical tips and help with applying the principles to everyday practice with your clients.

  • Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) - 4th January 2019 | 5th July 2019
    A new strategy, fast, pragmatic and challenging traditional models of behavioural therapy. This course aims to introduce the core principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and explain how ACT works alongside existing therapies. 

  • Introduction to Drug Awareness - 14th September 2018 | 29th March 2019
    To explore the different types of drugs commonly used and their risks and effects. To consider the motivation behind drug use and the impact of drugs on the individual and on society.

  • Introduction to Alcohol Awareness - 28th September 2018 | 10th May 2019
    This course provides the learner with an understanding of the risks and effects of alcohol use. To increase awareness of screening techniques and brief interventions appropriate for alcohol use.

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New Courses

  • Dual Diagnosis - 12th October 2018 | 24th May 2019
    Exploring the complicated relationship between substance misuse and mental health. This course aims to give practical support when working with individuals with a dual diagnosis.

  • Relapse Prevention - 23rd November 2018 | 21st June 2019
    A toolkit of strategies to support those working to sustain positive recovery.

  • Understanding Stress, Anxiety & Depression - 18th January 2019 | 19th July 2019
    This course explores the biological basis of stress, anxiety and depression. It aims to give practical support in managing the physiological and psychological issues related to these emotional states.

  • Understanding Anger - 1st February 2019 | 30th August 2019
    To understand anger as a process and to give practical strategies in the management of behaviour associated with anger.

  • Introduction to Autism - 15th February 2019 | 13th September 2019
    This course introduces the three main areas associated with Autism; communication difficulties, problems with social imagination and sensory issues.

  • Communicating with Teenagers - 1st March 2019 | 27th September 2019
    Why and in what ways, teenagers think and behave differently from adults. Practical tips on how to improve engagement and communication with teenagers.

  • Alcohol & Older People - 15th March 2019 | 11th October 2019
    Outlining the specific concerns when working with older people who are drinking at a high level. To improve understanding, awareness and support.

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All Professional Development Courses take place on Friday mornings 9:30-12:30, at the
EDAS Learning Centre,
54a Ashley Road,
Poole, Dorset,
BH14 9BN. 

To book and for further information contact our Training Department on 01202 743279, training@edasuk.org

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