Turning Point (RTO 6948) has been contracted by the Department of Health (DH Victoria) to deliver competency training and assessment opportunities to the Victorian AOD workforce.
This training targets employees currently in the AOD sector and employed in DH-funded AOD Services. Turning Point staff delivering the AOD competencies have clinical experience and meet the training and assessment requirements outlined in the Australian Quality Training Framework (AQTF).
To enrol in the CHCSS00093 AOD Skill Set you must work in a publically funded organisation in the Victorian AOD sector.
Who is not eligible?
Please ensure you have clearance to attend from your line manager before enrolling.
Do not enrol if you cannot guarantee you can complete this course. If you change your mind, cancel your registration immediately to make room for someone else.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish and work within the current context, philosophy and values of the AOD sector.
This unit applies to workers who work with clients affected by alcohol and other drugs.
Online Learning Management System (LMS): opens Monday 29 January 2024 – Friday 22 March 2024.
Mandatory virtual classes from 9.30am – 1:00pm on the 8, 15, 29 February 2024
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to prepare for and conduct assessments of AOD clients to determine eligibility, service requirements and referral needs. This includes knowledge of factors affecting assessment for a range of different client groups, including different genders, youth, older people, mandated and voluntary clients, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
This unit applies to people who assess clients with AOD issues using established organisation or jurisdictional AOD assessment tools.
Online LMS: opens Monday 22 April 2024 – Friday 21 June 2024
Mandatory virtual classes 9.30am – 1:00pm on the 2, 9, 16 May 2024
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to work collaboratively with clients to establish treatment goals and to develop and evaluate individual treatment plans to meet those goals.
The purpose of the training is to enable participants to develop treatment plans with and for clients with AOD issues on the basis of an existing assessment and within established organisation guidelines.
Online LMS: opens Monday, 15 July 2024 – Friday 6 September 2024.
Mandatory virtual classes 9.30am – 1.00pm on the 25 July & 8 and 22 August 2024.
This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to confirm, conduct and monitor evidence-based intervention strategies to address alcohol and other drug issues. This unit includes applying standard processes and procedures to effectively manage tasks and contingencies required in the context of the work role.
The purpose of the training is to enable participants to develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills required to prepare clients for interventions and deliver those interventions under supervision within the scope of an established individual treatment plan.
Online LMS: opens Monday 7 October 2024 – Friday 29 November 2024.
Mandatory virtual classes 9.30am – 1:00pm on the 16, 23 October and 6 November 2024.
Can’t find what you need? Need help?
VAADA acknowledges the support of the Victoria Government