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​Title: Training for professionals working with caregivers affected by addiction.

12 July 2024, Friday
(Registration closing date: 14 June 2024)

17 January 2025, Friday 
(Registration closing date:​ 13 December 2024)​

Time:​9am to 5pm

NAMS Clinic, Meeting Room 1-3
(We are located at the Institute of Mental Health, 10 Buangkok View, Basement 1, Singapore 539747)

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​Course Fee:
(Including 9% GST)

​Healthcare Institution and NAMS Partner: $207.10 per participant
Others/ Private Institution:  $250.70 per participant

Two tea breaks per day will be provided.
Lunch will 
not be provided and participants can make their way to the canteen or nearby food courts/coffee shops

Trainer:Ms Bhavinagayatri Thinnagaran​​, Senior Counsellor & 
Ms Nicolina Ng Hui Mei​, Counsellor

This training session aims to arm professionals with the essential knowledge and expertise needed to offer comprehensive and empathetic support to caregivers impacted by addiction.

Through a combination of theoretical understanding and practical skills development, participants will gain insights into unique challenges faced by caregivers in this context. By fostering a deeper understanding of addiction dynamics and its ripple effect on caregivers, the training empowers professionals to provide care. Participants will learn strategies for communication, boundary setting, and resource navigation, ensuring they are equipped to support caregivers on their journey towards healing and resilience.

Key Training Components:

  • Understanding the Impact of Addiction on Caregivers
  • Building Empathy and Effective Communication Skills
  • Practical Application and Case Studies
  • Resources and referrals for Ongoing Support
  • Legal and Ethical Considerations
  • Navigating Complex Family Dynamics
  • Recognising and Addressing Caregiver Stressors
  • P​sychoeducation on Addiction and Recovery
​Suitable For:
Healthcare professionals, social workers, counsellors and case managers who are providing support for caregivers/family members of addicts.

Applicants to register your interest to

NAMS Training Registration Form - For Company.xlsx

NAMS Training Registration Form - For Individual.xlsx

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