Frontline in Focus - Stages of Change: From theory into practice
with Dave Reynolds (Drug Education Network)
This session was recorded on Wednesday 25 August 2021 and will be available until Friday 1 October 2021.
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Join ATDC’s Frontline in Focus for a 40 minute training session with Dave Reynolds from the Drug Education Network. Stages of Change: From theory into practice is based on DEN’s Brief Intervention Masterclass and will be interactive and accessible for workers of any level of AOD experience.
We will revisit the stages of change model and the theory underpinning it. This session will focus on the Contemplation stage and the processes that our clients undertake as they move into and through this stage. The training will move from the theory into a conversation about what works in practice to facilitate change for our clients.
Dave is a qualified Gestalt therapist, has a background working as a drug and alcohol counsellor, and is passionate about groupwork, personal growth and environmentalism. Dave has worked in private practice and was part of the outreach team at the Buttery Rehab in Northern NSW. In this role, Dave ran several groups, including DRUMBEAT groups with men from the Aboriginal community, AOD support groups, and court diversion psycho-educational groups. Dave moved to Tasmania worked in the homeless and mental health sectors before joining DEN as project coordinator for the wungana makuminya project. Following the successful completion of this project Dave joined the DEN team as an educator. Dave continues to work in the AOD sector as a DRUMBEAT facilitator with Holyoake Tasmania as well as developing and delivering groupwork at the Tasmanian Men’s Gathering.
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