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An Introduction to Accepting Voices



Hearing distressing voices is one of the most common experiences of people diagnosed with a psychotic disorder. Research has shown that many people continue to hear voices even after prolonged use of medication. As a consequence, people who hear voices commonly live lives that are low in quality and high is distress. In the last two decades, voices hearers around the world, working with understanding allies, have organised, to bring together ideas and strategies for a more effective response to these difficulties.

This course has been designed to bring these ideas and strategies to practitioners, voices hearers, family members and friends, so you can understand the experience of hearing voices and interventions that can be used to enable the voice hearers to take control of their experience.

This course consists of Seven Lessons, made available daily to you over 7 days - 

Lesson 1 - What do Voices Mean?

Lesson 2 - What to do about Voices that cause Problems?

Lesson 3 - Assisting People who Hear Voices in their Recovery Journey

Lesson 4 - Involving Family Members and Friends

Lesson 5 - Working with Voices

Lesson 6 - Taking Accepting Voices into Life and Work

Lesson 7 Taking your Learning Forward

This course will take up to 30 hours to complete.


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