As an award-winning charity specialising in delivering holistic, trauma-informed services to people with multiple and complex challenges, we now provide a range of CPD accredited one-day training courses for statutory, third sector, health care professionals and commissioners.

Training takes place at The Hub Academy in Stroud, Gloucestershire.

We also deliver training directly to your organisation.

Kirsty Tate

Substance Misuse Training Development Opportunity

Are you passionate about working with people? Are you interested in supporting people wanting recovery from drug and alcohol addiction? Are you a person with lived experience? Do you have experience working in a supporting capacity but want to change your specialism or are you someone looking to completely change what you do?  

We have an exciting opportunity for interested and dedicated individuals to enter a new Workforce Development Initiative. We are looking for people who want to upskill themselves to be a part of the Substance Misuse sector. We are offering a comprehensive 90-day paid training opportunity for individuals who are ready to become part of a committed practical training program.

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Trauma Informed Approaches (CPD Accredited)

  • Trauma informed care: An overview
  • Trauma informed support structures (policy and procedures)
  • Trauma informed methodology
  • Learning Outcomes: Understand the framework of trauma informed theory and procedures, have a good understanding of how to implement trauma informed working into service delivery

Wellbeing Resilience and Practitioner Self-Care (CPD Accredited)

  • Exploration of stress and stress management
  • Identifying risk factors for stress
  • Self-care and building resilience
  • Grounding trauma and stress responses
  • Learning Outcomes: Understanding how to identify and manage trauma and stress responses for staff working with individuals with multiple and complex needs

Engaging Active Substance Misusers (CPD Accredited)

  • Understanding the potential motivating factors of active substance misusers
  • Short term interventions and facilitating change
  • Development of recovery capital
  • Learning outcomes: An understanding of what creates the landscape for sub-stance misuse, what facilitates change and toolkit for engagement.

Approaches To Exiting Street-Based Sex Work

  • The Whole System: An overview of legislation and addressing the stigma of women who sell sex
  • The Whole Situation: Presenting issues and how to provide dynamic support
  • The Whole Self: Exploring the deconstruction of sex worker identity, impact of trauma and stigma, and the skill of engagement
  • Learning Outcomes: How to create a whole system approach to supporting women to exit from street based prostitution

Trauma Informed Care Packages

  • A bespoke Trauma Informed training package created in conjunction with your organisation’s training needs
  • Trauma Informed communication
  • Trauma Informed interventions
  • Learning outcomes: A toolkit for embedding trauma informed interventions and methods into day to day working practice and interventions

ACEs – How To Ask The Question

  • Understanding the world of ACEs
  • Understanding disclosure
  • Barriers and facilitators of disclosure
  • Learning outcomes: Understanding interest in routine enquiry. How and when to ask about ACEs. How to support individuals through a disclosure process

Trauma Informed Leadership

  • What is the Trauma Informed approach and why is it needed?
  • Understanding your own influences as a manager/senior staff member or CEO on your workforce.
  • Influences on leadership and company culture
  • Impact of a traumatised workforce
  • Implementing a Trauma Informed approach

Book a course / find out more

To find out more, book onto the next course or discuss a bespoke training package for your organisation please contact:

Polly-Emily Taylor
Training Coordinator

t: 01453 889 736
m: 07880 382 720

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