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Substance use is a common issue for clients in mental health services, even when they do not have a diagnosis of substance use disorder. and may not consider their use to be problematic. The illegality of cannabis and many drugs can compound their problems. We asked international addictions expert Professor Hammersley to come up with his top 5 insights from decades of working in the field of substance use and addictions. Insights that you as a professional mental health worker can use to inform your own practice.
Find out what they are during this webinar in which you can interact with the speaker and other delegates. With mental health workers increasingly under pressure, we think it is important that CPD is affordable, accessible, and gets straight to the point. Experts in our ‘Top Insights/Tips’ series work specifically to this brief.
Richard Hammersley is Emeritus Professor of Health Psychology at the University of Hull and a Practitioner Health Psychologist highly specialised in substance use and addiction. He works with individual clients in private practice and also assesses parents involved in child protection cases. He continues to teach on the MSc Clinical Applications of Psychology at Hull, which prepares students for clinical psychology training and a wide variety of other roles in mental health.
This webinar is suitable for mental health professionals including clinical and counselling psychologists, counsellors, social workers, mental health nurses, coaches and CBT practitioners.
This workshop will contribute 1.5 hours Continuing Professional Development