ABOUT PROVIDER

Turning Point is a national treatment, research and education centre providing leadership in alcohol, drug, gambling and mental health sectors in Victoria. Combining research in clinical, population health and policy fields with service innovation, Turning Point assists services, communities and the Victorian government respond to alcohol, drug and gambling issues.

110 Church St
Richmond VIC 3121
Em: Michelle.Iannacone@turningpoint.org.au
Ph: 03 8413 8700
web: turningpoint.org.au
Nov 24
Take Note! Case Notes Essentials for the Alcohol and Other Drugs Sector
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolments are open

An evidence-based introduction to writing effective, clinically relevant and legally compliant case notes for the alcohol and other drugs sector.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Thursday 24th November, 9:30am – 2:30pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Case Work
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: All
  • Location: 

    Online

About this training:

This training aims to place alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers in a position to understand the benefits of writing effective case notes for them, their clients, and their workplace. It will provide participants with key examples, resources and activities to develop essential skills required for effective case note writing, record-keeping, and information sharing.

It will include the following:

  • An introduction to case notes (definitions, purpose)
  • An overview of evidence-based practice and principles for developing clinically-relevant and compliant case notes
  • An understanding of the legal context and important concepts (e.g., consent, disclosure, confidentiality, privacy, access, ownership, record-keeping and reporting)
  • Consideration of ethical and operational barriers to case note writing; and practical tips and resources for efficiently writing effective case notes

Presenters:

Rita Brien (Turning Point, Workforce Development)

Dr Adam Rubenis (Turning Point, Specialist Clinical Services).

Provider: Turning Point

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

Turning Point is a national treatment, research and education centre providing leadership in alcohol, drug, gambling and mental health sectors in Victoria. Combining research in clinical, population health and policy fields with service innovation, Turning Point assists services, communities and the Victorian government respond to alcohol, drug and gambling issues.

110 Church St
Richmond VIC 3121
Em: Michelle.Iannacone@turningpoint.org.au
Ph: 03 8413 8700
web: turningpoint.org.au
Oct 05
Take Note! Case Notes Essentials for the Alcohol and Other Drugs Sector
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

THIS TRAINING IS NOW FULL

An evidence-based introduction to writing effective, clinically relevant and legally compliant case notes for the alcohol and other drugs sector.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Wednesday 5th October, 9:30am – 2:30pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Case Work
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: All
  • Location: 

    Online

About this training:

This training aims to place alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers in a position to understand the benefits of writing effective case notes for them, their clients, and their workplace. It will provide participants with key examples, resources and activities to develop essential skills required for effective case note writing, record-keeping, and information sharing.

It will include the following:

  • An introduction to case notes (definitions, purpose)
  • An overview of evidence-based practice and principles for developing clinically-relevant and compliant case notes
  • An understanding of the legal context and important concepts (e.g., consent, disclosure, confidentiality, privacy, access, ownership, record-keeping and reporting)
  • Consideration of ethical and operational barriers to case note writing; and practical tips and resources for efficiently writing effective case notes

Presenters:

Rita Brien (Turning Point, Workforce Development)

Dr Adam Rubenis (Turning Point, Specialist Clinical Services).

Provider: Turning Point

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

Turning Point is a national treatment, research and education centre providing leadership in alcohol, drug, gambling and mental health sectors in Victoria. Combining research in clinical, population health and policy fields with service innovation, Turning Point assists services, communities and the Victorian government respond to alcohol, drug and gambling issues.

110 Church St
Richmond VIC 3121
Em: Michelle.Iannacone@turningpoint.org.au
Ph: 03 8413 8700
web: turningpoint.org.au
Aug 18
Take Note! Case Notes Essentials for the Alcohol and Other Drugs Sector
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolment Now Open

An evidence-based introduction to writing effective, clinically relevant and legally compliant case notes for the alcohol and other drugs sector.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Thursday 18 August, 9:30am – 2:30pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Case Work
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: All
  • Location: 

    Online

About this training:

This training aims to place alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers in a position to understand the benefits of writing effective case notes for them, their clients, and their workplace. It will provide participants with key examples, resources and activities to develop essential skills required for effective case note writing, record-keeping, and information sharing.

It will include the following:

  • An introduction to case notes (definitions, purpose)
  • An overview of evidence-based practice and principles for developing clinically-relevant and compliant case notes
  • An understanding of the legal context and important concepts (e.g., consent, disclosure, confidentiality, privacy, access, ownership, record-keeping and reporting)
  • Consideration of ethical and operational barriers to case note writing; and practical tips and resources for efficiently writing effective case notes

Presenters:

Rita Brien (Turning Point, Workforce Development)

Dr Adam Rubenis (Turning Point, Specialist Clinical Services).

Provider: Turning Point

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

Turning Point is a national treatment, research and education centre providing leadership in alcohol, drug, gambling and mental health sectors in Victoria. Combining research in clinical, population health and policy fields with service innovation, Turning Point assists services, communities and the Victorian government respond to alcohol, drug and gambling issues.

110 Church St
Richmond VIC 3121
Em: Michelle.Iannacone@turningpoint.org.au
Ph: 03 8413 8700
web: turningpoint.org.au
Jul 28
Take Note! Case Notes Essentials for the Alcohol and Other Drugs Sector
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

THIS SESSION HAS BEEN CANCELLED - NEW DATES COMING SOON

Please note: date of training has changed from the 12th July to the 28th July.

There are three more deliveries of this training on: Aug 18th, Oct 5th & Nov 25.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Tuesday 12th July, 9:30am – 2:30pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Case Work
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: All
  • Location: 

    Online

About this training:

This training aims to place alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers in a position to understand the benefits of writing effective case notes for them, their clients, and their workplace. It will provide participants with key examples, resources and activities to develop essential skills required for effective case note writing, record-keeping, and information sharing.

It will include the following:

  • An introduction to case notes (definitions, purpose)
  • An overview of evidence-based practice and principles for developing clinically-relevant and compliant case notes
  • An understanding of the legal context and important concepts (e.g., consent, disclosure, confidentiality, privacy, access, ownership, record-keeping and reporting)
  • Consideration of ethical and operational barriers to case note writing; and practical tips and resources for efficiently writing effective case notes

Presenters:

Rita Brien (Turning Point, Workforce Development)

Dr Adam Rubenis (Turning Point, Specialist Clinical Services).

Provider: Turning Point

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 Bouverie Centre is an integrated practice-research organisation that draws on our history of bringing family therapy to Australia to promote healthy relationships in families, organisations and communities. As a values-based learning organisation, The Bouverie Centre provides an integrated service, combining clinical family therapy, model development, academic teaching, qualitative and quantitative research, workforce development and community education.

8 Gardiner Street,
Brunswick 3056 VIC
E: Bouverie.Training@latrobe.edu.au
May 25
Single Session Family Consultation
clock Duration: 3 months
location Delivery Mode: E-Learn

Enrolment Now Open

A key component of the 'From Individual to Families' framework, Single Session Family Consultation (SSFC) combines the principles and practices of Family Consultation with Single Session Thinking.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Five, one-hour modules.

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Single Session Family Consultation
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: All
  • Location: 

    E-Learn course, online self-paced learning

About this training:

In this self-paced online training, Dr. Brendan O’Hanlon, a leading developer and proponent of SSFC, provides a clearly articulated practical process for engaging families, ideally suited to contexts where a family member is the primary client of an individually oriented service (e.g. adult mental health, alcohol and other drugs, youth services).

SSFC offers timely, accessible support to all family members while retaining a strong client-practitioner relationship. In keeping with Single Session thinking it enables practitioners to make the most of each encounter with families.

Listen to Dr. Brendan O’Hanlon discuss this course and discuss how it provides solid grounding in the practice frame of SSFC.

 

Course structure

This course is made up of five modules and includes reflective questions, videos and quizzes.

Module 1: Introducing SSFC – Describe the rationale and practice principles underpinning SSFC, and its place within a comprehensive response to families.

Module 2: Foundations of SSFC – Unpack the conceptual and practical contributions of Single Session Thinking and Family Consultation to the model.

Module 3: Convening SSFC – Outline and consideration of key tasks in convening an SSFC.

Module 4: Conducting SSFC – Describe and demonstrate the key stages of SSFC: convening, conducting and follow-up.

Module 5: Responding to challenges – Address key challenges including translating SSFC training into practice.

You will have access to a list of references, resources and tools that will support your learning.

Provider: The Bouverie Centre - La Trobe University

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.

 

ABOUT PROVIDER

Turning Point is a national treatment, research and education centre providing leadership in alcohol, drug, gambling and mental health sectors in Victoria. Combining research in clinical, population health and policy fields with service innovation, Turning Point assists services, communities and the Victorian government respond to alcohol, drug and gambling issues.

110 Church St
Richmond VIC 3121
Em: Michelle.Iannacone@turningpoint.org.au
Ph: 03 8413 8700
web: turningpoint.org.au
Aug 18
Integrating Care for People with Co-Occurring Alcohol and Other Drugs and Mental Health Conditions
clock Duration: 2 hours
location Delivery Mode: Online

Click on ENROL NOW to watch the video

This two-hour webinar explores co-occurring alcohol and other drugs and mental health conditions, focussing on care responses, priorities and the role of integrated care.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Pre-recorded webinar viewed any time.

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Integrated care, Mental Health
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: All
  • Location: 

    Online

About this training:

IMPORTANT:  If you do not have an Elevate! account, you will need to create your account first. Every time you wish to enrol in 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 prerecorded two-hour webinar explores co-occurring alcohol and other drugs and mental health conditions, focussing on care responses, priorities and the role of integrated care.

Presented by Dr Vicky Phan and Dr Daniel Pham, Turning Point.

 

Provider: Turning Point

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.

 

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
Mar 24
24/03/2022 CHCMHS013 Implement Trauma Informed Care
clock Duration: See dates and classes below
location Delivery Mode: Blended

This training is now full

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Course start date: 24th March, 2022

Online training dates:

Course induction:
Thursday 24th March, 10:00 am

Introduction session:
Friday 25th March, 1:00 pm

Workshop 1:
Wednesday 20th April, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Workshop 2:
Friday 22nd April, 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Weekly Tutorials are available as per request

 

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

    Blended delivery

    Online – theory

    Face to face workshops:

    Moreland Hall
    26 Jessie St
    Coburg Vic 3058

About this training:

 If you do not have an Elevate! account, you will need to create your account first. Every time you wish to enrol in training, you will need to sign in.

Click on login or signup button at the top right of your screen.

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This unit provides skills and knowledge required to promote trauma-informed care, and to develop strategies to address people’s specific trauma needs. Trauma-informed care involves providing services that are informed by the knowledge and understanding of the impact of trauma, in particular, interpersonal violence and varying service practice to reduce the likelihood of re-traumatisation.

This unit applies to working with people with mental illness in a range of community services work contexts.

Provider: Uniting

Eligibility Criteria

Once you have registered and enrolled online you are encouraged to download the learner manual and commence your course online activities. Most of the theory based questions are multi-choice and true/false with some written submissions.

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

Caraniche is a specialist provider of mental health, drug and alcohol and psychological services to a wide range of clients and customers throughout Victoria. For over 25 years, we have been proud to work with some of the most marginalised people in our society, helping them to get their lives back on track, achieve their potential and improve their mental health and wellbeing. At the heart of everything we do is building connections to improve our clients’ lives.

Level 1/260 Hoddle St,
Abbotsford VIC 3067
Em: admin@caraniche.com.au
Ph: (03) 8417 0500
web: caraniche.com.au
Sep 08
Supervision Skills for the AOD Sector: Advanced
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolments are open

Building on the learnings in the Foundations Package, this training further explores reflective practice approaches and provides information and skills for facilitating group supervision sessions.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

9:30am – 1:00pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Supervision/Supervisee
  • Priority Population:
  • Age Group: All
  • Location: 

    Online

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 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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The Advanced Supervision Skills training package includes a pre-workshop e-learn and a half-day online workshop focusing on discussions and skill-building activities to apply learnings. It has been designed for those who have completed the Supervision Skills Foundations training and who are seeking to further expand their supervisory skills.

What is covered?

Building on the learnings in the Foundations Package, this training further explores reflective practice approaches, and provides information and skills for facilitating group supervision sessions, responding to challenges in supervision and tailoring supervision to supervisees needs. Ethical and legal considerations in supervision are also explored.

Provider: Caraniche

Eligibility Criteria

The training is designed for supervisors working in a supervisory role within the Victorian AOD sector who have completed the Foundations in Supervision Skills training.

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

We provide a full suite of advisory services to help health service organisations accelerate change. We work with leading international organisations, governments and not for profit agencies across Australia and internationally. Our consultancy vision is for a thriving service system that provides the best policy and practice responses right across the spectrum of alcohol and other drug use. We see the AOD sector as an area that has continuous improvement at its core and is resilient and adaptable to change. Our mission is to ensure governments and services have the tools they need to respond effectively and efficiently to people who use alcohol and other drugs to reduce harms.

PO Box 359
Elwood VIC 3184
Ph: 1300 988 184
Email: training@360edge.com.au
web: 360edge.com.au
Aug 18
Superskills Supervision Specifics for Group Settings
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolments are open

This training builds on skills learnt in Superskills for Supervisors and the Top-up workshops as it relates to group settings

clock Timetable:
location Details:

9:30 am – 12:30 pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Supervision/Supervisee
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: All
  • Location: 

    Online

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 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 half-day module builds on the Superskills for Supervisors core and Top-up workshops and allows supervisors to delve more deeply into supervision models, practices and issues related to delivering group supervision.

Provider: 360 Edge

Eligibility Criteria

This is a specialist skills workshop suitable for advanced practitioners who are current or future practice supervisors providing group supervision.

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

Caraniche is a specialist provider of mental health, drug and alcohol and psychological services to a wide range of clients and customers throughout Victoria. For over 25 years, we have been proud to work with some of the most marginalised people in our society, helping them to get their lives back on track, achieve their potential and improve their mental health and wellbeing. At the heart of everything we do is building connections to improve our clients’ lives.

Level 1/260 Hoddle St,
Abbotsford VIC 3067
Em: admin@caraniche.com.au
Ph: (03) 8417 0500
web: caraniche.com.au
Aug 11
Foundation Supervision Skills for the AOD sector
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

CLOSING SOON. ONLY A FEW SPOTS LEFT

Supervision is a critical tool to support best practice, professional development and the wellbeing of staff through reflection and analysis of on-the-job experience.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

9:30am – 1:00pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Supervision/Supervisee
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: All
  • Location: 

    Online

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 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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Provider: Caraniche

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.