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Training for Those Working with Substance Users

 
Courses can be formed from these main subject areas:

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Drugs & Alcohol: Awareness and Interventions

"" The New Psychoactive Substances – Designer Drugs & "Legal Highs"
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Harm Reduction

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Relapse Prevention & Management

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Complex Needs /
Dual Diagnosis

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Motivational Interviewing (for substance users)

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Motivational Interviewing (for substance users) – Advanced

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Solution-focused Brief Therapy (for substance users)

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Solution-focused Brief Therapy (for substance users) – Advanced

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Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (for substance users)

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Alcohol: Screening & Brief Interventions

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Advanced Alcohol Awareness

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Managing Drunken Behaviour

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Alcohol and Young People

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Hidden Harm and Parenting Capacity

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Working with Elderly Drinkers

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Steroids & PIEDs

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Nicotine Awareness

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ITEP Node-Link Mapping

 

 

It can be very difficult to keep up with developments in this area. Media headlines generate more heat than light, and argument continues about the best interventions for established drugs of abuse such as heroin and cocaine. The range of new ‘research chemicals’ and other ‘legal highs’ that people can have delivered to their (or your!) doors after a few mouse clicks continues to grow. Alcohol misuse remains an entrenched problem that possibly gets less attention than it deserves. Substance use can also affect or disguise other difficulties that clients might be experiencing, such as mental health problems. Legal changes bring further challenges for policy.

Our consultants’ wide experience in the substance use field enables us to provides in-depth, relevant and up-to-the-minute training.

Mosaic now offers Substance Use training in schools & colleges. Click here for details.

 

All our Substance Use courses are mapped to the relevant DANOS Units.

Drugs & Alcohol: Awareness & Interventions
Drug groupings, short and long-term effects, legal issues, models and approaches, demythologising.

Legal (and recently legal) Highs: The New Drugs
Meow-meow and other 'research chemicals', effects on clients, challenges for staff

Harm Reduction
Support and practical interventions for people using drugs and alcohol

Relapse Prevention & Management
Recognising triggers and breaking patterns

Complex Needs / Dual Diagnosis
Substance use with mental health problems

Motivational Interviewing (for Substance Users)
Person-centred techniques to lower resistance and heighten motivation

Motivational Interviewing (for Substance Users) – Advanced
A follow-up course for those who want to refresh their knowledge and practice skills

Solution-focused Brief Therapy (for
Substance Users)

Building on when the problems don't occur, or are lessened

Solution-focused Brief Therapy (for Substance Users) – Advanced
Again, a follow-up course for those who want to refresh their knowledge and practice skills

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (for
Substance Users)

Helping change thinking and so change behaviour

Alcohol: Screening & Brief Interventions
Using short interventions for maximum effect

Advanced Alcohol Awareness
Building on existing knowledge and increasing confidence in interventions

Managing Drunken Behaviour
Risk management and appropriate interventions

Alcohol and Young People
Particular issues for younger drinkers

Hidden Harm and Parenting Capacity
Possible impact of substance use on parenting capacity

Working with Elderly Drinkers
Particular issues for older drinkers

Steroids and PIEDs
Information on Steroids and Performance or Image Enhancing Drugs

Nicotine Awareness
Fact, myth and the policy implications of nicotine use

ITEP Node-Link Mapping
Mapping techniques to aid support work

Mosaic. Training for Social Care Professionals.

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Very interesting and thorough. Excellent facilitation. Learned loads. Excellent training as always from Mosaic. The facilitator was very knowledgeable and made the day interesting and of benefit to my work.

 

Met and exceeded expectation, excellent balance of theory and practice.