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Working with trauma and addiction – understanding it’s impact and the implications for our work

24 Jun. 2024

This presentation provides a brief overview of what trauma is, paying particular attention to complex trauma, and the relationships between trauma and addiction whilst also addressing the social complexity clients may experience. We will present practical ideas and tools on how to work effectively with people presenting with trauma related symptoms and explore some of the challenges this may present.


· Further our understanding of the relationships between AOD use and trauma in treatment settings and the implications for our work

· Recognise the impact of social complexity and how this may hinder client’s engagement with services and what we can to foster client engagement;

· To introduce some practical tools, concepts and resources for clinicians and clients/consumers

Who should register? 

This webinar is suitable for workers in the AOD, mental health, allied health and welfare sectors.

Date and time: Monday 24th June 2024 @ 1pm to 2pm AEST
Venue: online register here