ABOUT PROVIDER

Uniting RTO has provided training to industry workers since 2000. Our comprehensive training is practical, evidence-based and blended to meet the needs of students and industry. Training programs are developed and delivered by trainers with solid industry and training experience, regularly reviewed through industry consultation, latest research, evaluations and consumer input. Uniting offers nationally recognised training: CHC43515 Certificate IV in Mental Health CHCSS00093 Alcohol and Other Drugs Skill Set HLTAID011 Provide First aid HLTAID009 Provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation

26 Jessie St
Coburg VIC 3058
Ph: 03 9386 2876
Email: rto@vt.uniting.org
web:unitingvictas.org.au
Feb 01
01/02/22 CHCAOD005 – Provide alcohol and other drugs withdrawal services Copy
clock Duration: 2 Months
location Delivery Mode: Blended

Register your Expression of Interest to study CHCAOD005. This accredited unit covers all elements on how to provide support and assistance to people going through the process of withdrawing from alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, including combinations of these. It is aimed at workers who currently work with clients going through alcohol and other drugs (AOD) withdrawal in residential or non-residential settings following established withdrawal guidelines.

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Weekly Zoom tutorials from 1st February 2022

Live Zoom workshops: 15th & 16th March 2022

  • Training Type: Accredited
  • Topic: Withdrawal
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: Adult
  • Location: 

    Zoom

About this training:

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and complete the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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This accredited unit covers all elements on how to provide support and assistance to people going through the process of withdrawing from alcohol, tobacco or other drugs, including combinations of these.

This unit is aimed at workers who currently work with clients going through alcohol and other drugs (AOD) withdrawal in residential or non-residential settings following established withdrawal guidelines.

UPDATE: This unit was previously planned to be delivered in a blended format with some classes being face to face.  Due to COVID-19 restrictions, this training now will be delivered completely online via weekly tutorials via Zoom and comprise two full days of Zoom workshops on the 15th and 16th of March.

Provider: Uniting

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.
Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

The Centre for Mental Health Learning is the central agency for public mental health workforce development in Victoria. CMHL provides online learning to Mental Health and AOD workers.

Website: https://cmhl.org.au/
Nov 30
Forensic Foundations
clock Duration: 1-2 hours
location Delivery Mode: E-Learn, Online

Enrolments are open. Read instructions on how to access the course!

Forensic Foundations is a self-directed e-learn course for new Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) sector staff to provide foundational knowledge to support the provision of AOD treatment of forensic clients. Click on the ENROL NOW button to be re-directed to the Centre for Mental Health Learning online portal.  

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  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Forensic
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: Adult
  • Location: 

    Online, self-directed learning.

About this training:

The Forensic Foundations E-learn is designed for new Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) sector staff to provide foundational knowledge to support the provision of AOD treatment of forensic clients. This one-hour e-learn will assist you to navigate the forensic AOD system and processes. The content was developed by VAADA and the e-learn was designed by Caraniche. Specifically, the e-learn course will provide you with foundational knowledge about:

  • how a forensic client is defined
  • the differences between forensic and voluntary clients
  • the key stakeholders and their roles and responsibilities
  • the AOD funding system (targets and loadings for forensic treatment)
  • treatment options for forensic clients
  • the main referral pathways between the criminal justice and AOD treatment systems
  • clinical safety, supervision and self-care

This E-learn provides the foundational knowledge that is further expanded on in the Forensic Fundamentals training workshop.

Instructions on enrolling:

NB: workers from Gateway Health will not be able to access the CMHL site at work due to firewall restrictions

  • Click on the ENROL NOW button below.  You will be redirected to the CMHL website
  • Click on SIGN UP (create an account).  Once you have entered your information click SIGN UP again.  Check your inbox to activate your CMHL account
  • Click the link in the email.  SIGN IN to your account using the email and the password you just created
  • On the PROFILE page, complete your professional information and click SAVE PROFILE
  • Now access Forensic Foundations by clicking on COURSES in the left-hand menu
  • Click on VAADA Forensic Foundations
Provider: Centre For Mental Health Learning

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Forensic Foundations

The Forensic Foundations E-learn is designed for new Alcohol & Other Drug (AOD) sector staff to provide foundational knowledge to support the provision of AOD treatment of forensic clients. This one-hour e-learn will assist you in navigating the forensic AOD system and processes. The content was developed by VAADA, and the e-learn was designed by Caraniche. Specifically, the e-learn course will provide you with foundational knowledge about the following:

  • how a forensic client is defined
  • the differences between forensic and voluntary clients
  • the key stakeholders and their roles and responsibilities
  • the AOD funding system (targets and loadings for forensic treatment)
  • treatment options for forensic clients
  • the main referral pathways between the criminal justice and AOD treatment systems
  • clinical safety, supervision and self-care

This E-learn provides the foundational knowledge that is further expanded on in the Forensic Fundamentals training workshop.

Working with Older People and Substance Use

IMPORTANT: Enrolments for training will go live approximately two months before training commences. If you do not have an Elevate! account, you will need to create your account first. Every time you wish to enrol into training, you will need to sign in. If you have not signed up to Elevate! previously, click the REGISTER button to create an account, then enrol.

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This training session will explore the reasons why we need to provide treatment specifically for older adults (aged 60 years +) to prevent and reduce AOD related harms. It will cover the unique requirements of this cohort and what factors may impact their treatment journey.

Practical strategies will be considered to incorporate into your current practice and service delivery, with the session designed to be interactive and encourage discussion amongst participants.

ABOUT PROVIDER

Dellie McKenzie is a registered Nurse Practitioner who has worked in the area of alcohol and other drugs for over 20 years, both in the public and private sector, in Victoria and the Northern Territory. She has experience working in emergency departments, hospital consultation liaison, project management, case management, forensic treatment, both inpatient and outpatient withdrawal services, and community-based clinics. Dellie has presented at national and international conferences, lectured in higher education, and produced two educational DVD’s. Dellie currently works with people who inject drugs, providing opiate pharmacotherapy. With a vast background in specialised older adult treatment, Dellie is keen to share her knowledge and experiences with others.

dmckenzieconsulting@gmail.com
Jul 20
Working with Older People and Substance Use
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolments are open

Learn practical strategies for working with older people and why we need to provide treatment specifically for them.

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location Details:

9:30am – 12:30pm

  • Training Type:
  • Topic: Older People, Treatment
  • Priority Population: Older People
  • Age Group: Adult
  • Location: 

    Online

About this training:

IMPORTANT: Enrolments for training will go live approximately two months before training commences. If you do not have an Elevate! account, you will need to create your account first. Every time you wish to enrol into training, you will need to sign in. If you have not signed up to Elevate! previously, click the REGISTER button to create an account, then enrol.

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This training session will explore the reasons why we need to provide treatment specifically for older adults (aged 60 years +) to prevent and reduce AOD related harms. It will cover the unique requirements of this cohort and what factors may impact their treatment journey.

Practical strategies will be considered to incorporate into your current practice and service delivery, with the session designed to be interactive and encourage discussion amongst participants.

Provider: McKenzie Consulting

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

Working with Older People and Substance Use

IMPORTANT: Enrolments for training will go live approximately two months before training commences. If you do not have an Elevate! account, you will need to create your account first. Every time you wish to enrol into training, you will need to sign in. If you have not signed up to Elevate! previously, click the REGISTER button to create an account, then enrol.

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This training session will explore the reasons why we need to provide treatment specifically for older adults (aged 60 years +) to prevent and reduce AOD related harms. It will cover the unique requirements of this cohort and what factors may impact their treatment journey.

Practical strategies will be considered to incorporate into your current practice and service delivery, with the session designed to be interactive and encourage discussion amongst participants.

CLICK ENROL NOW TO ENROL AND REGISTER FOR THE ZOOM LINK

ABOUT PROVIDER

Dellie McKenzie is a registered Nurse Practitioner who has worked in the area of alcohol and other drugs for over 20 years, both in the public and private sector, in Victoria and the Northern Territory. She has experience working in emergency departments, hospital consultation liaison, project management, case management, forensic treatment, both inpatient and outpatient withdrawal services, and community-based clinics. Dellie has presented at national and international conferences, lectured in higher education, and produced two educational DVD’s. Dellie currently works with people who inject drugs, providing opiate pharmacotherapy. With a vast background in specialised older adult treatment, Dellie is keen to share her knowledge and experiences with others.

dmckenzieconsulting@gmail.com
Jun 22
Working with Older People and Substance Use
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Training now full

Learn practical strategies for working with older people and why we need to provide treatment specifically for them.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

9:30am – 12:30pm

  • Training Type:
  • Topic: Older People, Treatment
  • Priority Population: Older People
  • Age Group: Adult
  • Location: 

    Online

About this training:

IMPORTANT: Enrolments for training will go live approximately two months before training commences. If you do not have an Elevate! account, you will need to create your account first. Every time you wish to enrol into training, you will need to sign in. If you have not signed up to Elevate! previously, click the REGISTER button to create an account, then enrol.

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This training session will explore the reasons why we need to provide treatment specifically for older adults (aged 60 years +) to prevent and reduce AOD related harms. It will cover the unique requirements of this cohort and what factors may impact their treatment journey.

Practical strategies will be considered to incorporate into your current practice and service delivery, with the session designed to be interactive and encourage discussion amongst participants.

CLICK ENROL NOW TO ENROL AND REGISTER FOR THE ZOOM LINK

Provider: McKenzie Consulting

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

ABOUT PROVIDER

Dellie McKenzie is a registered Nurse Practitioner who has worked in the area of alcohol and other drugs for over 20 years, both in the public and private sector, in Victoria and the Northern Territory. She has experience working in emergency departments, hospital consultation liaison, project management, case management, forensic treatment, both inpatient and outpatient withdrawal services, and community-based clinics. Dellie has presented at national and international conferences, lectured in higher education, and produced two educational DVD’s. Dellie currently works with people who inject drugs, providing opiate pharmacotherapy. With a vast background in specialised older adult treatment, Dellie is keen to share her knowledge and experiences with others.

dmckenzieconsulting@gmail.com
May 18
Working with Older People and Substance Use
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Training is now full

Learn practical strategies for working with older people and why we need to provide treatment specifically for them.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

9:30am – 12:30pm

  • Training Type:
  • Topic: Older People, Treatment
  • Priority Population: Older People
  • Age Group: Adult
  • Location: 

    Online

About this training:

IMPORTANT: Enrolments for training will go live approximately two months before training commences. If you do not have an Elevate! account, you will need to create your account first. Every time you wish to enrol into training, you will need to sign in. If you have not signed up to Elevate! previously, click the REGISTER button to create an account, then enrol.

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This training session will explore the reasons why we need to provide treatment specifically for older adults (aged 60 years +) to prevent and reduce AOD related harms. It will cover the unique requirements of this cohort and what factors may impact their treatment journey.

Practical strategies will be considered to incorporate into your current practice and service delivery, with the session designed to be interactive and encourage discussion amongst participants.

Provider: McKenzie Consulting

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including those who are new to the AOD sector or recently employed under the COVID-19 Workforce Initiative and Peer workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as Family Violence, Homelessness and Mental Health and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager. If you are unable to attend, even if you find out the day before, please cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waiting list.

Working with Older People and Substance Use

IMPORTANT: Enrolments for training will go live approximately two months before training commences. If you do not have an Elevate! account, you will need to create your account first. Every time you wish to enrol into training, you will need to sign in. If you have not signed up to Elevate! previously, click the REGISTER button to create an account, then enrol.

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This training session will explore the reasons why we need to provide treatment specifically for older adults (aged 60 years +) to prevent and reduce AOD related harms. It will cover the unique requirements of this cohort and what factors may impact their treatment journey.

Practical strategies will be considered to incorporate into your current practice and service delivery, with the session designed to be interactive and encourage discussion amongst participants.

Trans and Gender Diverse Cultural Sensitivity and Awareness Training

IMPORTANT: registrations for training will become live approximately two months prior to start of training. To enrol in this or any training, you must click the link below and fill in the registration. If you do not complete the registration, you will not have a place in the training. If you experience a broken link, please get in touch with us at elevate@vaada.org.au

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This training is facilitated by transgender and gender diverse identified trainers and will support you and your organisation to:

  • Build understanding of trans and gender diverse health and wellbeing
  • Understand the importance and use of respectful and appropriate language
  • Understand the impact of discrimination on trans and gender diverse people
  • Understand and apply the legislative and legal requirements to respect and recognise gender identity
  • Explore and develop trans and gender diverse policy and practice recommendations
  • Develop strategies to create cultural safety