2 Day Crack Cocaine Workshop for Professionals


The programme will be based on client engagement and will introduce The Resonance Factor – a new approach, created by Janus solutions, that keeps the focus on the drug use.

The programme will include:
  • The history of crack
  • The difference between cocaine and crack
  • How crack interacts with the body and the brain
    • Dopamine
    • Serotonin
    • Adrenalin
  • Cravings and Triggers
  • Lapse Management
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Relapse Awareness
  • Harm minimisation
  • Group Work Dynamics
  • Role Reversal
  • Sky Plus
  • Resistance
  • Justifications
  • The Buzz
On Day 2 the following areas will be explored:

Comfort zones: Where the client retreats when facing difficult situations

Transition and change: acknowledging that change is a complex process that impacts the client in a variety of ways, and finding ways to help them recognise and cope with these.

Masks: roles that are adopted in different situations and environments, and helpful and destructive aspect of these.

Identity and self-perception: using the Johari Window to help clients recognise and understand different aspects of themselves

Perverse Pleasure: exploring behaviours that may seem unpalatable to the worker.

The Resonance Factor


  • To develop effective intervention skills
  • To enhance professional development
  • To increase engagement skills
  • To develop awareness and understanding of the service user
  • To develop interpersonal skills


  • To increase the competency of the workforce
  • To increase retention of service users
  • To provide a qualitative service, that is reflective and progresive
  • To obtain the best possible outcome for the service user

DANOS Compilant: AA1.1 , AA1.2 , AA3, AA4 AB1 / 2 / 3 / 6 , AD1/ 3 / 4 , AG1/ 2 / 3 /4, AG2 / AH7 / AI2/3