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Working with People Affected by AOD: An Introduction to Addiction

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Connections Training & Wellness Centre

The Lakes Centre

Shop 1, 8-22 King St

Caboolture, QLD 4510

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This workshop provides a basic understanding of addiction. It will provide an overview of reasons people use alcohol and other drugs and the impact they have on the individual the family and the community as a whole.

It will also provide an insight into the short and long term harms including overdose management along with current models of support and harm reduction programs.

This training is aimed at professionals working in the human and community services sector where they support clients who are impacted by alcohol and other drugs. This session would also benefit sector students, volunteers and general community members who have an interest in supporting those impacted by drug use.

About the Facilitator

Laurie Perkins is well known for her passion for working with marginalised populations and instilling a ‘social consciousness’ within local communities. Laurie has worked to advocate, support and assist people living with physical and mental ill health, addiction, disability, violence and criminality and now works in the corporate sector to enhance the emotional and physical wellbeing of managers and staff.

She has a background in senior and project management and volunteers with numerous organisations to support the disadvantaged. Laurie has a ME (leadership & Management). BSc- (Public Health). Post Grad, AOD studies. Professional Certified NLP Practitioner, Coach, Mindfulness, CBT (IFANLPC). Founder & Senior Consultant, Life Coach, Corporate Adviser Project Manager.

**A light morning tea will be provided with this workshop

For further information, please call Megan on 07 5495 3472 or email twc@connectionsinc.org.au

(Please note our cancellation policy states that there must be a minimum of 7 days notice if you wish to receive a refund).

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Connections Training & Wellness Centre

The Lakes Centre

Shop 1, 8-22 King St

Caboolture, QLD 4510

Australia

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