Co-occurring substance use and interpersonal abuse among women - responding safely

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Tuesday 9 July 2019, 1.15PM to 4.15pm

Speaker(s): Dr. Karen Bailey, King’s College London






Karen will address the impact of trauma on women’s mental health and substance use.  

She will introduce 3 studies that cover;

  • practitioners’ experiences of supporting women with histories of substance use, interpersonal violence and symptoms of post-traumatic stress disorder
  • integrated substance use and PTSD groupwork intervention for women in a community based substance misuse service
  • trauma-informed care within social work practice


This event will also feature opportunities for delegates to reflect on own and organisational practice.

Location: York Pavilion Hotel, YO10 4PJ

Admission: For subscribing organisations this is an adult services event. For others there is a fee of £95. Bursaries are available for students, staff and service users, as well as for volunteers from voluntary groups, community groups and charities; please ask for details.


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