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:

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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

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.

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
Jul 12
Superskills Supervision Specifics for Residential Settings
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolments are open

This half-day module builds on the Superskills for Supervisors core and Top-up workshops.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Tuesday 12th July 1:00 pm – 4:30 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 residential settings.

Provider: 360 Edge

Eligibility Criteria

This is a specialist skills workshop suitable for advanced practitioners who are current or future practice supervisors in residential settings.

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
May 12
Superskills Top-up for Supervisors
clock Duration: 1 day workshop
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolments are open

For supervisors who already have at least one practitioner or group, this refresher workshop will help to hone your skills.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

9:30 am – 4:30 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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Our top-up workshop is suitable for supervisors who already have supervised at least one practitioner or group. The supervisor refresher workshop will follow similar content to the core skills workshop but with advanced discussion and more time to practice key skills. It will cover roadblocks and troubleshooting during supervision. It will allow supervisors to engage more deeply with the content. The focus is on embedding the core skills through self-reflection and self-practice.

Provider: 360 Edge

Eligibility Criteria

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

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

arbias Ltd. is a not for profit national company established in 1990. arbias Ltd. provides specialist services for people with acquired brain injury and high complex needs which include alcohol and other substances, and mental health disorders. Our services include Neuropsychology assessment, Training provided by Clinical Neuropsychologists for people working with clients with ABI, Community Programs, NDIS Services, Housing, and TAC Intensive Outreach Support Coordination.

arbias
27 Hope St
Brunswick VIC 3056
E: EnquiriesVIC@arbias.com.au
Ph: 03 8388 1222
web: arbias.org.au
Sep 06
The Interplay between ABI, Mental Health, and AOD: Untangling the Complexity: Half Day Module
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Training full

Let us provide insight into mental health disorders and associated cognitive difficulties, including co-occurring mental health difficulties and ABI. We will specifically look at substance use and ABI for an understanding of behaviours of concern in such contexts.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

9:30am – 12:30pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: ABI, Cognitive
  • 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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The aim of this module is to provide participants with knowledge and skills for working with people who have an ABI who present with alcohol and/or substance use and mental health issues.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this session it is anticipated that participants will be able to:

  • Know how to screen for ABI risk factors and how to refer for further assessment
  • Describe a number of common mental health disorders
  • Understand how alcohol and other substance-related brain injury occurs and their common consequences
  • Understand how complexity/comorbidity occurs
  • Implement strategies to assist with working with complexity
  • Understand brain-behaviour relationships and the effects of ABI on behaviour
Provider: arbias

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

arbias Ltd. is a not for profit national company established in 1990. arbias Ltd. provides specialist services for people with acquired brain injury and high complex needs which include alcohol and other substances, and mental health disorders. Our services include Neuropsychology assessment, Training provided by Clinical Neuropsychologists for people working with clients with ABI, Community Programs, NDIS Services, Housing, and TAC Intensive Outreach Support Coordination.

arbias
27 Hope St
Brunswick VIC 3056
E: EnquiriesVIC@arbias.com.au
Ph: 03 8388 1222
web: arbias.org.au
Jun 22
The Interplay between ABI, Mental Health, and AOD: Untangling the Complexity: Half Day Module
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Training now full

Let us provide insight into mental health disorders and associated cognitive difficulties, including co-occurring mental health difficulties and ABI. We will specifically look at substance use and ABI for an understanding of behaviours of concern in such contexts.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: ABI, Cognitive
  • 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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The aim of this module is to provide participants with knowledge and skills for working with people who have an ABI who present with alcohol and/or substance use and mental health issues.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this session it is anticipated that participants will be able to:

  • Know how to screen for ABI risk factors and how to refer for further assessment
  • Describe a number of common mental health disorders
  • Understand how alcohol and other substance-related brain injury occurs and their common consequences
  • Understand how complexity/comorbidity occurs
  • Implement strategies to assist with working with complexity
  • Understand brain-behaviour relationships and the effects of ABI on behaviour
Provider: arbias

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

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
Apr 13
13/04/2022 Superskills Core Skills for Supervisors
clock Duration: 2 days
location Delivery Mode: Face to Face

Relevant approaches to Supervision for workers in the AOD sector. Gain a deep understanding of the ‘why’ as well as the ‘what’ of supervision in this training by 360edge.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Day 1, April 13, 2022: 9:30am – 4:30pm

Day 2, April 14, 2022: 9:30am -4:30 pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Supervision/Supervisee
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: All
  • Location: 
    Catholic Leadership Centre
    576 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne
About this training:

Gain a deep understanding of the ‘why’ as well as the ‘what’ of supervision and ensure that you have the right theoretical and practical foundation skills to offer powerful practice supervision across different contexts and supervisees. Learn about developing and implementing supervision contracts and plans, assessing supervisee development needs, and navigating challenges and roadblocks.

  • Understand the relevant approaches to supervision in the Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) sector
  • Understand and apply structured practical supervisory processes to deepen core supervisory relationship skills, including listening, questioning, guiding, and giving and receiving feedback
  • Increase skills in motivating staff to use reflective practice
  • Understand and utilise a framework to support decision making with ethical dilemmas

Travel To This Training: As this training is planned to be in-person, those people needing to travel into Melbourne and stay overnight may be eligible for the travel contribution to support them attend. Please read the details for the travel contribution at the tab on this website and make contact if you need any further details https://elevate.vaada.org.au/travel-contributions/

 

Provider: 360 Edge

Eligibility Criteria

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

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
Mar 08
08/03/22 Forensic Fundamentals
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Forensic Fundamentals is a half-day training session that provides an introduction to information and clinical skills to support work with forensic AOD clients.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

9:30am – 1:30pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Forensic
  • Priority Population: All
  • Age Group: Adult
  • 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 Forensic Fundamentals is a half-day training session that provides an introduction to information and clinical skills to support work with forensic AOD clients. The training is delivered by experienced forensic clinicians and aims to support AOD service providers to work effectively with forensic clients and to collaborate with Justice colleagues to achieve the best outcomes.

What is covered?
The training provides an introduction to offender models of rehabilitation, the links between AOD use and offending, building motivation, responding to treatment interfering behaviours, boundary setting, maintaining safety, collaborative practice and information sharing.

Provider: Caraniche

Eligibility Criteria

The training is suited for any AOD clinician who has completed the Forensic Fundamentals training and has a minimum of 2 years of experience with forensic clients.

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

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
Apr 04
04/04/2022 CHCMHS005 Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
clock Duration: 2 months
location Delivery Mode: Blended

This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to establish relationships, clarify needs, and then work collaboratively with people who are living with mental health issues, It is applicable to support workers in contexts outside the mental health sector, who come into contact with people with mental health issues where services and support provided are not mental health specific.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

4th April – 31st May 2022

Workshop Day 1: 5th May (face to face) *may change to online face to face
Workshop Day 2: 6th May

Weekly 1-hour tutorials (online)

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

    Online with workshop days held at 26 Jessie Street, Coburg (TBC)

About this training:

CHCMHS005: Provide services to people with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues is a collaborative, interactive, course for educators and people working with others who have mental health issues. It will help by providing information, problem-solving skills, and tools they need to successfully manage their consumers and clients.  The skills learned may avoid complications, through informed decision-making, and engaging consumers in healthy behaviours.

 

 

Provider: Uniting

Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must show evidence of the ability to complete tasks outlined in elements and performance criteria of this unit, manage tasks and manage contingencies in the context of the job role. There must be evidence that the candidate has worked with at least 3 people with mental health issues in ways that support individual empowerment and recovery through:

  • use of communication techniques
  • provision and adaptation of services to meet particular needs

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.