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AODtraining@MHC Calendar Semester 1, 2016

AODtraining@MHC Calendar Semester 1, 2016

by Judi Stone -
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The Drug and Alcohol Office in collaboration with the Mental Health Commission is pleased to offer the Semester 1, 2016 AODtraining@MHC calendar. This calendar provides a range free, face-to-face, knowledge and skills-based training events on alcohol and other drugs and comorbidity. 

New training events include:

  • Recognising and responding to amphetamine (including methamphetamine) using clients
  • Advanced Motivational Interviewing
  • Alcohol Brief Intervention workshop
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASSIST)
  • An introduction to ACT: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy 2-day workshop
  • Understanding and responding to young people experiencing psychosis

Repeated events include:

  • An introduction to Motivational Interviewing
  • Group work – Making it work
  • Partnerships in the child protection system: Better outcomes for AOD clients and their families
  • Family Inclusive Practice
  • An introduction to AOD prevention within communities

Culturally secure training:

The Strong Spirit Strong Mind Training Program includes ‘Ways of working with Aboriginal people – Part 1 and Part 2. The Strong Spirit Strong Future Project will offer the ‘Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder prevention in Aboriginal communities’.

Videoconferencing:

Selected events on the calendar will also be videoconferenced so check the Videoconferencing@MHC calendar link on the MHC website.

For further information and registration details, please follow the AODtraining@MHC link