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February 2022

Understanding CBT for alcohol and other drugs workers

February 24 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Online
$395

Learn how to apply key CBT skills in alcohol and other drug settings This workshop offers a practical introduction to core practice skills in alcohol and other drug treatment. You will improve your understanding of CBT theory and practice and learn a comprehensive CBT framework that will deepen your understanding and enable you to tailor strategies and treatment for different client presentations. Learning outcomes: Gain key foundational knowledge and core clinical skills in behavioural and cognitive therapies Understand CBT assessment,…

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March 2022

The how and why of MI

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Online
$395

Understand what really makes motivational interviewing tick Gain core motivational interviewing skills and a deep understanding of the spirit and philosophy of motivational interviewing in this interactive online workshop so you can adapt it to any client or situation. Motivational interviewing is an essential skill for alcohol and other drug workers that has a powerful impact on change. We use demonstrations, clinical anecdotes and practice so you walk away with real skills you can apply immediately. Learning outcomes: Find out…

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Working with families in alcohol and other drug settings

March 17 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Online
$395

Gain advanced clinical practice skills in working with families  Work more effectively with families and carers of people who use alcohol and other drugs, whether the person using drugs is in treatment or not. This workshop focuses on the impact of alcohol and other drugs on families and models of responding using principles of Jim Orford’s stress-strain-information-coping-support model. You will find out how to blend strategies from family therapy, motivational interviewing and cognitive behaviour therapy into effective treatment when working…

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Lifelong consequences of prenatal drug exposure

March 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online
FREE

Prenatal drug exposure is one of the fastest growing public health problems in the world. A great deal of attention is focused on treating the infant's withdrawal after birth and reducing duration of hospitalisation but emerging evidence shows that later problems, such as increased risk of death, disability and intra-generational disadvantage. The focus on identifying, providing support and intervening in preventing this issues is now one of the most pressing research, clinical and policy areas. Professor Ju-Lee Oei is a…

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Living the work: Exploring lived experience in the AOD workforce

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online
FREE

There is increasing recognition of the value of the AOD peer workforce. However, less is known about AOD workers who have lived and living experience of AOD use, but do not work in designated peer roles. This presentation provides an overview of the demographic and professional profile of AOD workers with lived and living experience, and how wellbeing can be supported and promoted among this group from an organisational perspective.  Victoria Kostadinov is a Senior Research Officer at NCETA. She…

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Insight (Qld) and 360Edge also offer AOD related trainings and workshops