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The Brain Toolkit – A chemsex & NPS multimedia programme

Blenheim are collaborating with Professor Opacka-Juffry, Clinical Neuroscience Programme Coordinator at Roehampton University to develop a series of online modules on Novel Psychoactive Substances (NPS). The modules ranging from foundation to advanced level introduces the brain, explores its responses to drugs, examines mechanisms of addiction and delves into current research topics such as epigenetics and […]

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DARTT Training

This training is designed to inform practitioners about the uses of the Drug and Alcohol Recovery and Treatment Tool (DARTT). Read more about the DARTT here. The day covers how the DARTT: —Explains the Drug & Alcohol treatment framework Informs effective care-planning Focuses clinical discussion from both a supervisor & supervisee perspective Provides a common language for focused […]

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Recovery Planning

Whether you’re new to the Drug and Alcohol Sector or looking to enhance practice and skills, this course will explore recovery and how to effectively collaborate with individuals to achieve their goals.  The course covers: Writing recovery plans Goal setting Risk assessment Reviewing progress Recovery mapping Confidentiality Policy aspects ‘The trainers knowledge on the subject […]

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Opiate Training

A course to enhance knowledge of the effects of opiates on the body and brain. This will increase your confidence in supporting individuals, including substitute prescribing and treatment options. The course covers: History of opiates Opiates and the brain – Agonists and Antagonist Opiates and the body Intoxication and withdrawal Health risks Overdose Poly drug use Substitute […]

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Node Link Mapping and Effective Psychosocial Interventions (ITEP)

This 2 day OCNLR accredited Level 3 training introduces learners to the ITEP/RELS mapping tools. Mapping can help people explore how their thoughts and feelings impact behaviours. It is also an excellent communication and problem solving tool helping people to express themselves more effectively and see the bigger picture. This intervention is extremely useful with individuals from […]

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Needle Exchange and Blood Borne Viruses

A course designed to help practitioners increase confidence in delivering effective brief interventions within the context of a needle exchange. The day covers: HIV Hepatitis Injecting risks Safer injecting practice Needle exchange stock Interventions ‘Excellent & very informative & engaging’ ‘Well presented with visual aids’

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Motivational Interviewing

This 2 day training provides a comprehensive introduction to the theory of Motivational Interviewing (MI). The course covers: Giving individuals the MI skills and techniques to encourage clients to explore their ambivalence Using MI to explore recovery with clients MI use in the process of change Practical uses of MI

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Managing Grievances, Disciplinary & Performance Management Training

This training is suitable for those in a managerial position who may be called upon to deal with disciplinary issues. The day covers: Tools to conduct disciplinary and grievance hearings that are fair, objective and consistent Organisational policies Good management practice

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Managing Difficult Situations

This course identifies factors which give rise to the expression of aggressive behaviour, and effective ways to manage these situations. The day covers: Practice that can reduce the potential for aggression Awareness of positive forms of communication A range of strategies to manage aggressive behaviour ‘Excellent as usual!’ ‘Loved the role play – very enjoyable’

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Harm Reduction

This course helps practitioners to look at the many aspects of harm reduction in substance misuse. It is designed to refresh existing knowledge and help those who want a better understanding of how they can increase the support for service users in safer using. The day covers: Understanding risks associated with different substances Routes of […]