SMART training

Self Management and Recovery (SMART) training

Day 1 – Getting SMART Training
Wednesday 9 November 2016, 9.30am-4.30pm

Tayside Council on Alcohol, 22-24 Catherine Street, Arbroath, DD11 1RL

Aims of Getting SMART:
To understand the tools and methods and underlying theories of SMART Recovery and be able to apply them to your own life experience.
Objectives:
At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
• Explain the principle tools and methods used in SMART Recovery and be able to apply these to your own experience.
• Explain how SMART Recovery is different from other self help / mutual aid groups.
• Explain how the organisation works, the role of facilitators and the Partnership scheme.
After this course:
Remember that getting SMART does not equip you to facilitate SMART Recovery meetings (as either a peer or Champion) so after completing this course we hope you will be keen to do the second half – ‘SMART Facilitator’.

Day 2 – FACILITATOR Training
Wednesday 16 November 2016, 9.30am-4.30pm
Tayside Council on Alcohol, 22-24 Catherine Street, Arbroath, DD11 1RL

Aims of Facilitator Training:
• To develop the skills and knowledge necessary to facilitate successful SMART Recovery meetings.
• To increase confidence in facilitating successful SMART Recovery meetings.
Objectives:
• At the end of this course, participants will be able to:
• Explain the role and responsibilities of a SMART Facilitator.
• Explain the importance of each section of the SMART meeting.
• Identify facilitation skills essential to a successful SMART meeting.
• Explain how to use a range of tools appropriate to issues presented in SMART meetings.
• Understand how to handle difficult issues that may arise in a SMART meeting.
After this course:
You could consider co-facilitating a SMART Recovery meeting to increase your confidence and skills, read through course materials from today’s training and practice, practice, practice!
When you feel ready – FACILITATE meeting and enjoy!

If you wish to book a place on the above training, please contact:
Lisa Laird, Administrative Assistant, Angus ADP, St Margaret’s House, Forfar,
Tel: 01307 474879 or E-mail: LairdL@angus.gov.uk