August 10th: Engaging Through Empathy: Substance Abuse
Date: 8/10/2017 1:00:00 PM
Course Length: 03:00:00 hours
Event Capacity: 25
Location: Project Harmony Offices
The purpose of this training is to develop skills in engaging challenging families due to substance abuse. This training is completed in partnership with the Kersten Borer, a private practice substance abuse counselor.
Participants will be able to:
- Recognize how biases and assumptions around substance abuse can affect family engagement
- Empathize with clients who abuse substances
- Listen, tune-in, and engage clients
Scenarios are enacted in Project Harmony’s training apartment to facilitate experiential learning.
This training meets the requirements for 3 CEUs
(Continuing Education Units) for social workers and Licensed Mental Health Professionals in Nebraska and Iowa.