The Recovery Education Unit In association with the National Paranoia Network
Present a two day workshop
Supporting the implementation of The Maastricht Interview in to practice
Course details: This workshop provides advanced training for professionals and workers
in mental health care who have undertaken the Maastricht Interview for people who hear
voices or experience problematic thoughts, beliefs and paranoia.
The course involves identifying the barriers to implementing the interview, overcoming them
to enable the process to begin. This workshop provides also an opportunity for the workers to
understand the metaphor of a person’s experience by using reflective questioning.
How the worker can keep control of the session if the client goes off on a tangent and
identifying why the person might do this, it will also look at how we respond to disclosure of
abuse and traumatic experiences, we will look at how we respond, acknowledge and
empower the person.
Peter Bullimore is a voice hearer who spent ten years as a psychiatric patient enduring many bouts of severe paranoia. Through learning holistic approaches and with support of the
Hearing Voices Network he was able to reclaim his life from the system.
He facilitates a hearing voices and paranoia support group in Sheffield. He also runs his own training and consultancy agency, Asylum Associates, and is the founder member of the
Price £250 for the two day workshop,
You must have completed the 3 or 6 day Maastricht Interview training to be accepted on to this course. A small number of places are funded by Health Education Yorkshire specialist skills development (please contact us for details.)
For more information please visit www.recoveryeducationonline.org/maastricht