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The aim of this one day course is to increase participant’s knowledge of Recovery, including: concepts and definitions of recovery; key guidance; the importance of recovery capital; the importance of a whole system approach and working effectively in partnership; Asset Based Community Development; the role of Recovery Champions; and, the role of Mutual Aid (peer support) and Recovery Networks.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course, participants will be able to

  • explain what the term Recovery means in the context of substance misuse
  • explain the importance of Recovery Capital in substance misuse
  • outline key aspects of Recovery oriented working practice
  • illustrate the importance of partnership working in Recovery

Who is this course for?

The course is designed for anyone who has an interest, volunteers or works in a health or social care setting; and, who comes into contact with people who are experiencing problematic substance misuse or who are, themselves, in recovery.

Dates, Duration and Venue

Date TBC
Duration One full day
Venue Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, Bury New Road, Prestwich, Manchester, M25 3BL

Please note that all course dates, times and locations will be confirmed closer to the date. 

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