Understanding Stigma: Learning Days

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Understanding Stigma Learning Days: Promoting Inclusive Attitudes and Practice:

Dates: 22nd September, 27th October & 15th November.
Venue: Staff Home, Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen, AB15 6XS.

This one day learning and development opportunity will give participants a distinct set of
knowledge and skills to help them understand and address alcohol and drug-related stigma.

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
• Recall the meaning of stigma and the theory relating to stigma,
• Identify and understand the specific stigma attached to people who use substances,
people in treatment or in recovery from substance use.
• Describe the consequences of the cycle of stigma.
• Identify our own attitudes and beliefs towards treatment options and treatment outcomes
for substances.
• Identify language and practice which de-stigmatises people affected by substance use.
• Challenge stigma attached to people who use substances, people in treatment or in
recovery from substance use.

Venue: Staff Home, Woodend Hospital, Aberdeen, AB15 6XS.
Dates: 22nd September (Library), 27th October (Library), 15th November (Ythan Room).

To book your place and view full course descriptors, please visit:
http://www.sdfworkforcedevelopment.org.uk

Please contact SDF Administration Team on: 0141 221 1175 or email: enquries@sdf.org.uk
if you have any general queries about these events.
Scottish Drugs Forum Charity No. SC008075.

Being organised by Aberdeen City & Aberdeenshire Alcohol & Drug Partnreships

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