Communication and Engaging with People with Addictions

CPDTime.
28m
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Lecture Overview

How do you communicate with your patients who are substance addicted? Do you adopt the 'Traditional Approach' and use confrontational techniques or are you 'Motivating for Change' by making the client feel safe and validated? Learn the correct attitudes to adopt when engaging a patient, how to conduct motivational interviewing and the steps a person needs to take to become fully engaged in their recovery from addiction.
Details
CPD28m of CPD
First Published03 July 2017
Updated03 July 2017
Expires
04 May 2020
Learning Tools
Topics
Addiction and Substance Abuse
Alcohol
Drugs
Mental Health
Psychology