ITEP Training

ITEP Training

ITEP (International Treatment Effectiveness Project) is proposed as one mechanism by which treatment quality may be both improved and measured. The project is a collaboration between the NTA, The Institute of Behavioral Research at the Texas Christian University (IBR at TCU) and a series of service providers in north-west England. ITEP builds on an internationally evaluated model of service improvement and adapts the model for use in England.

Course description

A one day course focusing on ITEP Mapping and how to implement this into recovery-orientated care planning. Participants can be from a variety of services or new to the field. Former participants have include drug workers, managers, social workers, volunteers and students.

  • Build the therapeutic relationship.
  • Build engagement with the care planning process.
  • Identify, set and agree initial treatment goals.
  • Work with clients to refine treatment goals.
  • Work with clients to develop recovery capital.
  • Initiate and maintain changes in substance use ( lapse / relapse).
  • Work with clients as they exit formal treatment.

Aims and objectives

This introductory level study day will give participants a basic understanding of ITEP and node link mapping tools and offers attendees the opportunity to practice using these tools with other learners.

  • Describe the role of ITEP and node link mapping tools.
  • Demonstrate how to use some basic mapping techniques.
  • Identify how they would implement these principles into their practice.
  • Identify how they would implement theses principles into recovery-orientated care planning.

Drug and alcohol national occupational standards

Day One:

  • HSC233 Relate to, and interact with, individuals.
  • HSC3111 Promote the equality, diversity, rights and responsibilities of individuals.
  • AB2 Support individuals who are substance users.
  • HSC33 Develop your own knowledge and practice.

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