TLP Addiction Training offers a wide range of training designed to meet your needs. You can decide on 'Off the Shelf' training packages that have been carefully developed to cover the main aspects of the topic. Or you might like to have a 'Made to Measure' training should the Off the Shelf training not be quite what you require.
Some Participants Training Quotes.....
"Very interactive" "Group work and lots of practical work. DVD with materials provided" "Well delivered" "Friendly, informative and open" "Laid back yet inclusive and nice to take part" "Plenty of group participation"
Off the Shelf Training Workshops Include:
Substance Misuse Awareness Training A good place to start for those encountering drug and alcohol issues amongst their client groups. This 1 day training will cover topics including;
Definitions of addiction and dependence
Drug legislation in the UK
Increased knowledge of dangers and effects of various drugs
Increased knowledge of methods of using drugs
Increased knowledge of recovery from drug misuse
Alcohol Use and Screening This 1 day workshop is designed to help workers that have clients who experience alcohol issues. This workshop will look at;
Alcohol units and limits
Alcohol in the body
Screening for levels of alcohol use
Attitudes towards alcohol
Working with Stimulants This 1 day workshop is developed to help raise the awareness amongst practitioners of this drug category. Improving underpinning knowledge of stimulants can help practitioners to feel more confident with their clients, and this will help to boost engagement and retention of a hard to reach group. The workshop will include;
What are stimulants
What are the differences between various types
Methods of use and harm reduction
Stimulant poly drug use
Pregnancy and stimulant abuse
Mapping (ITEP)Towards Recovery A 1 day practical workshop for practitioners who want to explore working with ITEP Mapping in addiction treatment and recovery. ITEP Mapping is an excellent tool for enhancing rapport between practitioner and service user. The day includes;
What is Mapping
Types of maps
Mapping practice for key work/counselling sessions
Recovery plan goal setting using mapping
Using maps to fit your practice
Node-Link Mapping Training Evaluation Quotes;
"The day was great, facilitator was fantastic" "Good delivery, friendly group with lots of interaction" "These tools could be a real asset during assessment"
Other DANOS related training days include:
Harm Reduction Training (including BBV's, methods of use, and TB awareness)
Equality & Diversity in Practice
Good Practice in Boundaries, Confidentiality, and Record Keeping
Health & Safety and Risk Assessment
Opiate Use and Safer Injecting
...and more. Just ask. If you do not see a workshop you require request Made to Measure service.
Whilst training is primarily aimed at those working with clients, training can be adjusted for volunteer groups or service users if this is required. All training can be extended to 2 days in length depending on the depth of your needs.
City Lit Level 1 Substance Use Awareness course
TLP Addiction Training works with City Lit College in London to supply a 2 day Level 1 Substance Use Awareness course. For details please go to the City Lit page.
Whilst individual training workshops are not accredited, accredited training courses can be supplied if you are an organisation that requires this for several members of staff. This can be arranged in association with City Lit. Please email your requirements should this be of interest.
Assessing and IQA Health and Social Care (Substance Misuse)
Whilst not an Assessment Centre, Tim Pope is a qualified assessor and IV/IQA. So if you are an organisation needing someone qualified with this specialism please contact TLP Addiction Training for details.
TLP Addiction Training can also offer consultancy around putting together your own qualifications, assessment and quality assurance processes. Please feel free to contact with any questions.
TLP Addiction Training is an associate member of the Substance Misuse Skills Consortium
All the training is DANOS compliant
TLP Addiction Training
Vauxhall, London. SW8
Phone: 07722285164 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Stimulants Stimulants include Cocaine & Amphetamines. They work on the central nervous system
and speed up the bodies processes
Depressants include Alcohol and Benzodiazepines, such as Valium. They depress the body's processes, slowing us down.
Hallucinogens Includes LSD and Magic Mushrooms. They distort and effect the users perception of the world around them.
Opiates act mainly on the central nervous system and digestive tract. They primarily control pain.
Alcohol and Drug Booklet
For more information on various drugs, please have a look at the TLP 'Alcohol and Drug Awareness Booklet'. This is a collection of information put together from around the web to help you gain a basic overview.
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