Date(s) - 10 Oct 2019
10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Location OCN London 15 Angel Gate, City Road Islington London EC1V 2SF United Kingdom
This course will give learners an opportunity to explore the links between violence and abuse, problematic substance use and mental health. Learners will reflect on their own practice and take away an individual action plan for developing their work with this client group.
This training session provides an inter-sectional look at the issues faced by this client group and uses the experiences of women to highlight how services and professionals can help.
By the end of the day, learners will:
Understand the term multiple disadvantage and have explored links between experiences of violence and abuse, mental ill-health and substance use
Understand trauma and how experiences of trauma impact people
Understand the difficulties clients experiencing multiple disadvantage face in engaging with support services
Consider how to help clients understand the impact of trauma on them
Understand the link b/w early experiences of trauma & the development of emotional regulation
Learn tools to manage high levels of emotion (i.e. anxiety, rage)
Consider the impact of working with people who have experienced trauma on workers and consider how to keep themselves healthy
Understand the need for an inter-sectional approach to working with the client group