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COFFS HARBOUR - *NEW* The Neurobiology of Addiction (Free for Foster Carers...

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Coffs Harbour, NSW 2450

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The Neurobiology of Addiction in Young People

This workshop provides a range of practical tools and strategies for understanding and supporting young people with Addictions. The workshop is free for accredited foster carers from any organisation. Other professionals have a heavily discounted price of $60.00 + booking fee.

  • How drugs work (neuropharmacology)
  • Why do people start using drugs?
  • Why are drugs addictive?
  • Tolerance and withdrawal symptoms
  • Cannabis use and effects
  • Amphetamine/Ice use and effects
  • Ecstasy use and effects
  • Strategies for supporting young people with addictions
  • Strategies for regulating emotions/arousal states and building a sense connection to others?


The facilitator is Trent Savill. Trent has over 13 years of experience working with complex and high-risk young people in the child-protection system. He provides consultancy to the Department of Communities (Child Safety) and the non-government sector through intensive in-home therapy to children and families, training to carers and professionals, and coordination of residential care programs.

Trent’s primary role now involves consulting with the Department and other agencies around their most complex cases and delivering training around the provision of therapeutic care (Understanding and Responding to Complex Trauma and Attachment).


More info: Kym Glynn - Learning and Development Coordinator learning@caspa.asn.au

Mobile: 0488025155

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