Presentation: Understanding Eating Disorders – Foundational training

Presented by the Centre of Excellence in Eating Disorders (CEED).

This presentation aims to enhance your understanding as an AOD worker in order to response to eating disorders, focusing on key features for early identification, responses to individuals with eating disorders, shared care approaches, treatment options and invaluable insights from lived experience.

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Single Session Family Consultation (SSFC)

In this training, participants will be guided through a clearly articulated practical process for engaging families, which is ideally suited to contexts where a family member is the primary client of an individually oriented service (e.g. AOD Adult and Youth AOD services).

Course Description:

  • 3-hour self-paced online learning unit
  • 3-hour online training

Participants must complete a 3-hour online learning component before the in-practice sessions.

Links to online training will be provided to participants approximately six weeks prior to the in-practice training dates. (Early January)

 

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 from your line manager to attend. If you cannot 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.

Presentation: ‘Why won’t they treat me if I use drugs?” – the need for change

Dr. Ed Ogden, Addiction Medicine Specialist, Swinburne University, GV Health,  Austin Health and Hamilton Centre

In this presentation, Dr Ed Ogden discusses the barriers to treatment for people with co-occurring ADHD and substance use.

Slides: ADHD and Drug Use, Ed Ogden

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Presentation: Navigating the Service System – a lived experience perspective

Mel Spencer OAM, CEO Different Journeys

In this presentation, Mel Spencer discusses her experiences navigating Victoria’s service system as a mother and carer of autistic children and as an autistic person.  Her experiences led her to start Different Journeys, a not-for-profit dedicated to helping neurodivergent people access the appropriate support they need.

Slides: Navigating the Service System_Mel Spencer

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Presentation: Working with People with ADHD and SUD

Dr Dianne Grocott, MBBSS FRANCP Psychiatrist, Reflect Health

Slides: Working with people with ADHD & SUD_Dianne Grocott

In this video, Dr Dianne Grocott invites us to “get on the hoses” and be a voice for change when working with clients with ADHD.

Resources Dianne mentions in her talk:

The Disruptors – Full movie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pIoKSf4GDZQ

Reflect Health resource library: https://reflecthealth.com.au/service/adhd/
The library has been fashioned as different floors, each with a library of specific information.

 

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Presentation: Autism, Substance Use and Addiction: working together towards a better understanding

Presented by: Dr Eddie Mullen, Director of Medical Workforce, Lead Psychiatrist, Hype Clinic, Dual Diagnosis Stream, Substance Use Research Group

Slides: Autism Substance Use and Addiction_Eddie Mullen

In this video, Dr Eddie Mullen discusses the clinical understanding of autism and the challenges faced by autistic people.

 

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Doing Difference Differently E-Learning

Doing Difference Differently aims to teach intersectionality in ways you can apply to your everyday practice.

The unit takes approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Learning objectives:

This course aims to provide you with tools, concepts, and frameworks to unpack how specific differences between people are made or constructed and how these differences are made to matter through hierarchies and binaries of status and value.

In this course you will learn:

  • Identity and representations: what is intersectionality? What isn’t intersectionality?
  • Power: understanding power and harnessing power
  • Framing and Representation: putting intersectionality to work

This course is a pre-requisite for attendance to the Doing Diversity Differently Community of Practice.

To access the course:  Make sure you are signed up or signed in,

Click on ENROL NOW. Click on the GO TO TRAINING button (it will appear once you are enrolled)

Create an account with Insight Queensland to receive your certificate of learning.

AOD Worker Wellbeing

The aim of this module is to equip Victorian alcohol and drug  workers with a greater awareness of the signs of burnout along with practical skills, tips and strategies to promote enhanced worker wellbeing.

ABOUT PROVIDER

Insight are specialist providers of alcohol and other drug training, education, clinical resources and practice advice for workers and services. Our aim is to build a capable, confident and connected AOD and mental health workforce. Our primary audience are specialist alcohol and drug and mental health practitioners, hospital staff and other generalist health and community service providers. Whilst we primarily service Queensland-based workers, our clinical tools, resources and training are utilised across Australia.

Ph: (07) 3837 5655
Em: insight@health.qld.gov.au
Nov 30
AOD Worker Wellbeing
clock Duration: 1 hour
location Delivery Mode: E-Learn

OPEN NOW (no start date)

The aim of this module is to equip Victorian alcohol and drug workers with a greater awareness of the signs of burnout along with practical skills, tips and strategies promote enhanced worker wellbeing.

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  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Wellbeing
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    Online

About this training:

Completing this training:

  • Make sure you sign in or register for an Elevate! Account.  If you are registering you will need to sign in to ENROL
  • Click on ENROL NOW to be redirected to Insight’s online platform
  • Create your Insight account
  • Complete the training

You can download a certificate of completion for this training.

Provider: Insight Queensland

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.

Supervisee Training for the AOD sector

This e-learn aims to equip participants with introductory knowledge about the process of supervision and skills to be able to engage in a supervision session effectively.