Residential Training
One day course (two nights) - CBT and the 12 Steps. 
One day course (two nights) - Detox and Withdrawal.
One day course (two nights)- Addiction.
   08:15 - 09:15 breakfast.
   09:30 - 12:30 morning training
   12:30 - 13:15 lunch
   13:30 - 16:30 afternoon training
If you wish to return home after the training you're more than welcome, however the cost includes another nights accommodation and a leisurely breakfast. Spend the evening in the company of your peers, enjoy one of the many fine restaurants or visit the spectacular beaches, whatever you choose enjoy a relaxing evening in peaceful surroundings.
This training, includes supper on the first evening, breakfast, lunch, tea and coffee on the Tuesday and breakfast on the Wednesday costs £225 pp.
Don't forget you will have to get a ferry to the Isle of Wight, we can currently give you a 15%
discount code if you bring the car. If you come as a foot passenger we can pick you up from any of the ferry terminals. Why not try the Hover Craft as an exciting way to cross the Solent.
We are limiting the numbers of these sessions to 6 persons to enable a more relaxed and comfortable experience.

THE 12 STEPS AND CBT 

                                         

Who needs this training?

Persons working in facilities delivering mutual aid based around the 12 Step programme. Persons needing to maintain their professional registration. Persons working in addition services who would like to understand more about the 12 Step approach.

 

Why is this training important?

This training is aimed at persons who work in drug and alcohol services and those in a health and social care role who need to improve their knowledge. It is designed to develop the competence of persons in line with the DANOS/NOS based competence framework.

 

  - 6 hours CPD classroom based.       

                     

 

Learning outcomes

 

  • Define CBT

  • Define the 12 Steps

  • Understand defence mechanisms

  • Describe errors in thinking

  • List common approaches to both modalities

  • Explore thought forms and how they correlate

  • Relate the Stages of Change to the 12 Steps

Intermediate

 

  • Duration              Full day programme

  • Assessment        Question Paper

  • CPD Standards   6 hours CPD certified

DETOX AND WITHDRAWAL TRAINING

 

Who needs this training?

This module will address the understanding of some of the general issues surrounding detoxification and withdrawal.

 

Why is this training important?

This training is aimed at persons who work in drug and alcohol services and those in a health and social care role who need to improve their knowledge. It is designed to develop the competence of persons in line with the DANOS/NOS based competence framework. 

 

- 6 hours CPD classroom based.        

                     

Learning outcomes

 

  • Identify common medicines used in detox

  • State the reason for prescribing vitamin B (thiamine)

  • Describe the severe and mild physical symptoms of acute withdrawal

  • Describe the severe and mild psychological symptoms of acute withdrawal

  • Describe the severe and mild physical symptoms of post acute withdrawal

  • Describe the severe and mild psychological symptoms of post acute withdrawal

  • Identify a range of longer term withdrawal issues.

Intermediate

Duration             Full day programme

Assessment       Question Paper

CPD Standards  6 hours CPD certified

ADDICTION TRAINING

Who needs this training?

This module will address any shortfall in the understanding of addiction with regards

to definition, meaning, effects and features and impact.

 

Why is this training important?

This training is aimed at persons who work in drug and alcohol services and those

in a health and social care role who need to improve their knowledge.

It is designed to develop the competence of persons in line with the DANOS/NOS

based competence framework. 

- 6 hours CPD classroom based.      

 

Learning outcomes

 

  • Give the ASAM definition of addiction.

  • Understand the different areas described as diseased.

  • Explore treatment philosophy.

  • Explain ‘denial’.

  • Explore why people use alcohol or drugs.

  • List common effects of alcohol or drugs.

  • List psychological effects of alcohol or drugs.

  • List effects on intellectual function.

  • Discuss related harms.

  • Explain the features of dependance.

  • Recognise the downward spiral of addiction.

  • Explain the ‘moral model’ of addiction.

  • Define peripheral neuropathy.

  • Explain ‘blackouts’.

  • Define the usual criteria for successful treatment of addiction.

  • The removal alcohol and drugs - the gap left.

  • Charting.

Intermediate

Duration             Full day programme

Assessment       Question Paper

CPD Standards  6 hours CPD certified