When: 21 May 8.00am 9.15am 9.25am 10.15am 11.00am 11.20am 11.50am 1.05pm 2.00pm 3.00pm 4.00pm 4.15pm 5.00pm Optional: ‘OPEN’ 12-STEP GROUP – chaired by well-known personality For people in recovery and professionals who want to witness how it works. WELCOME – Deirdre Boyd Accreditation, interventionist movement, benefits of the day HISTORY OF INTERVENTIONS – Bill Stevens How today’s models came about, and their philosophies and approaches – as a taster, see article on pages 62-65. HOW YOU CAN CONVERT DESPERATE CALLS INTO INTERVENED PATIENTS Paul Spanjar shares how admissions staff and others can facilitate access. COFFEE/TEA BREAK ETHICS FOR ACCREDITED INTERVENTIONISTS – Robin Lefever Client clinical care and financial transparency are top considerations. HOW TO STOP THE FAMILY FROM ENABLING ADDICTION Identify and address unhelpful behaviours, to start and sustain recovery LUNCH & A CONVERSATION: WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE? Lunch will be provided, so you have time to network and catch-up. PREPARING FOR AN INTERVENTION: USING REAL-LIFE SCENARIOS Briefing family members, writing letters to be read to addict, and more. THE INTERVENTION ROLE PLAY ITSELF (1) – supervised This is followed by a debriefing: what went right and what could be better. COFFEE/TEA BREAK THE INTERVENTION ROLE PLAY ITSELF (2) – supervised This is also followed by a debriefing, so any emotional buildup is discharged, and to build confidence and reassurance for future scenarios. THE NEWER COMPONENTS OF INTERVENTION What happens after the intervention? We explain case management, monitoring family and continued involvement, for long-term outcomes. WRAP UP, GIVING ATTENDANCE CERTIFICATES AWARDING 7 CIP HOURS – Rebecca Flood, Deirdre Boyd R+ programme preview: due to life, changes might occur – updates at recoveryplusdb.com The sessions on this page aim to help families speed even a reluctant addict into care, and to give them confidence that they are “doing the right thing”. Already, some are preparing scenarios for roleplay. The interventions training will be CIP – chartered intervention professional – accredited so are suitable also for experienced interventionists as well as for rehab admissions staff who would like to convert desperate calls from families into patient admissions. * * * We hope to add a 2nd ‘stream’ of intense therapeutic family-of-origin training. Watch this space.
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