On Wednesday 8 March, International Women’s Day 2023, the Women’s Treatment Group hosted a webinar exploring good practice when working with women in drug and alcohol treatment services.
The webinar was chaired by Karen Biggs, Chief Executive of Phoenix Futures, and featured a range of speakers from frontline service delivery alongside lived experience testimony:
- Working with women’s trauma: practical tips and hints to help you build your toolkit when working with traumatised women (Evgenia Stefanopoulou, Turning Point)
- Voices of lived experience: themes and reflections from women using services (April, Working with Everyone)
- Meeting women where they are at: examples from practice of creative ways to engage with women – from drop ins to menopause support (Abi and Jacqui, CGL)
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