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Trauma Informed Practice


Autism Wellbeing

Target Audience: Social Work Teams / Providers / Carers


  • To support understanding why trauma can cause substance misuse.


This course will support understanding -

  • Trauma and addiction as often linked to each other.
  • Addiction frequently occurs as a result of trauma and related mental health disorders associated with trauma.
  • Why victims of trauma turn to substance misuse?
  • Because of the effects of trauma, it can be difficult to manage negative emotions and stressors associated with it. This can often lead individuals to seek unhealthy ways of coping, including substance misuse.
  • Trauma-Informed Care in Substance Misuse Treatment.
  • Trauma and substance abuse are co-occurring disorders, and therefore, both must be treated in order to improve the chances of long-term recovery.



  • 17th October 2024, 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • 15th November 2024, 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • 13th March 2025, 9.30am - 4.30pm
  • Online via Teams


There is no charge to attend these courses, however a cancellation charge may apply to non-attendance if sufficient notice is not given

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