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/
Aug 18
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.  

clock Timetable:
location Details:
  • 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.

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

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
Oct 11
Advanced Forensic Training
clock Duration: Two half-days
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolment Now Open

The Advanced AOD Forensics Training is delivered as either a full-day face-to-face training or two half-days online. It is targeted at senior AOD clinicians working with forensic clients who present with multiple complexities.

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:

The Advanced AOD Forensics Training is delivered as either a full-day face-to-face training or two half-days online. It is targeted at senior AOD clinicians working with forensic clients who present with multiple complexities, including personality disorders, significant mental health issues and other co-morbidities in addition to their substance use. The training is delivered by experienced forensic clinicians and provides knowledge and skills for working with complex forensic clients in AOD settings.

What is covered?
The training covers the key challenges in working with complex forensic clients, understanding and strategies for working with these complexities, knowledge about how to work safely with complex forensic clients including those who have committed violent and sexual offences. The training also provides an opportunity to apply the information to your own practice using case examples and group discussion exercises.

Provider: Caraniche

Eligibility Criteria

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

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
Jul 12
Advanced Forensic Training
clock Duration: Two half-days
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolments are open

The Advanced AOD Forensics Training is delivered as either a full-day face-to-face training or two half-days online. It is targeted at senior AOD clinicians working with forensic clients who present with multiple complexities.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

Day 1: Tuesday 12th July, 9:30am – 1:30pm

Day 2: Wednesday 13th July, 9:30am – 1:30pm

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

    Online

About this training:

The Advanced AOD Forensics Training is delivered as either a full-day face-to-face training or two half-days online. It is targeted at senior AOD clinicians working with forensic clients who present with multiple complexities, including personality disorders, significant mental health issues and other co-morbidities in addition to their substance use. The training is delivered by experienced forensic clinicians and provides knowledge and skills for working with complex forensic clients in AOD settings.

What is covered?
The training covers the key challenges in working with complex forensic clients, understanding and strategies for working with these complexities, knowledge about how to work safely with complex forensic clients including those who have committed violent and sexual offences. The training also provides an opportunity to apply the information to your own practice using case examples and group discussion exercises.

Provider: Caraniche

Eligibility Criteria

Suited to any AOD clinician who has completed the Forensic Fundamentals training and has a minimum of 2 years 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

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
Oct 04
Forensic Fundamentals
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolments Now Open

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

****

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

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
Jul 05
05/07/2022 Forensic Fundamentals
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolment Now Open

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

****

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

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 15
15/03/2022 Advanced Forensic Training
clock Duration: Two half-days
location Delivery Mode: Online

The Advanced AOD Forensics Training is delivered as either a full-day face-to-face training or two half-days online. It is targeted at senior AOD clinicians working with forensic clients who present with multiple complexities.

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:

The Advanced AOD Forensics Training is delivered as either a full-day face-to-face training or two half-days online. It is targeted at senior AOD clinicians working with forensic clients who present with multiple complexities, including personality disorders, significant mental health issues and other co-morbidities in addition to their substance use. The training is delivered by experienced forensic clinicians and provides knowledge and skills for working with complex forensic clients in AOD settings.

What is covered?
The training covers the key challenges in working with complex forensic clients, understanding and strategies for working with these complexities, knowledge about how to work safely with complex forensic clients including those who have committed violent and sexual offences. The training also provides an opportunity to apply the information to your own practice using case examples and group discussion exercises.

Provider: Caraniche

Eligibility Criteria

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