Supporting People With Addictions (Virtual)

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Supporting People With Addictions (Virtual)

Understanding

  • Identifying problematic substance use.
  • Determining the impact of self-stigma / stigma.
  • Measuring recovery progress / symptom improvement.

Knowledge

  • How to explain addiction in non-judgmental, simple terms.
  • The link between trauma histories and addiction.
  • The physiology of addiction.

Supporting

  • Essential qualities when supporting people with addictions.
  • Externalizing the addiction to foster self-compassion.
  • Mapping out the addiction: identifying triggers, creating safeguards, and relapse management.

 

Please email hello@oaksmentalheath.ca for assistance with group registrations, or if you wish to use an alternative payment method. Group discounts and student discounts are available on a case-by-case basis. 

NOTE: This course involves a significant amount of group work. If you are apprehensive about the idea of group work due to social anxiety or any other concern, please notify us. We would be happy to accommodate you as best we can.

Cara Taylor, BSW, MSW, RSW.

Cara Taylor (she/her) is the founder of Oaks Mental Health, a therapist, and a mental health educator. Through Oaks Mental Health, she has facilitated hundreds of public speaking events, workshops, and trainings focused on mental health.

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