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

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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.

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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:

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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
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.

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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.

ABOUT PROVIDER

The Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is Australia’s largest, youth-specific community service organisation. Operating since 1998 as Victoria’s flagship Youth AOD service, YSAS now employs over 350 skilled staff across 19 sites in metropolitan and regional Victoria. While the prime focus of YSAS remains on effective Youth AOD Treatment and sector leadership, the organisation also has extensive experience in providing young people and families with services that support improved mental health and improve meaningful community participation.

Level 1/ 131 Johnston St
Fitzroy VIC 3065
Ph: 03 9415 8881
Em: reception@ysas.org.au
web: ysas.org.au
Jun 02
02/06/2022 Youth AOD 7 Half-day Mental Health and Young People
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Enrolments are open

Understanding and responding effectively to young people with mental health issues has been made more difficult with the advent of COVID-19. This workshop will consider how practitioners can develop and adapt their skills to respond to increased levels of anxiety and concerns about the future. Common mental health challenges will be discussed, along with guidance for assessing and responding to self-injury and suicidality.

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location Details:

9:30am – 1:00pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Mental Health, Suicide
  • Priority Population: Youth
  • Age Group: Adolescent, Youth
  • 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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Learning outcomes:

  • Common mental health issues with young people attending AOD services
  • Youth AOD services responsibilities and management of mental health issues
  • Useful concepts and strategies to promote better mental health with young people
  • Assessment of vulnerability to self-injury
  • What to do when confronted with a person in the process of self-harming.
Provider: YSAS

Eligibility Criteria

This training is open to Youth AOD workers. You can only attend this training if your current role is funded by the Victorian State Government.

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

Odyssey House Victoria has more than 30 years of experience providing alcohol and other drugs (AOD) treatment services in Victoria. Part of Odyssey’s remit is to provide AOD workforce development through its activities as an enterprise based registered training organisation – trading as Odyssey Institute (RTO 20995).

Odyssey House Victoria Head Office
660 Bridge Rd
Richmond VIC 3121
Em: trainer@odyssey.org.au
Ph: 03 9420 7600
web: odyssey.org.au
Apr 28
28/04/2022 CHCMHS005 Work with clients with co-existing mental health and alcohol and other drugs issues
clock Duration:
location Delivery Mode: Online

This course enables workers to develop the skills, insights, and ability to work collaboratively in providing support to clients with co-existing issues with mental health and alcohol and other drugs (AOD).  

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location Details:

Workshop schedule to be provided at a later date

  • Training Type: Accredited
  • Topic: Mental Health
  • 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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Registration opens 1st March 2022

This competency will be provided over 12 weeks and include a series of web-conferenced sessions and/or face to face classroom sessions. Assessment is conducted via question banks and demonstration of skills observed based upon role plays and case studies.

 

Provider: Odyssey House Victoria

Eligibility Criteria

There are no pre-requisites for this program, although a minimum of prior qualification at Certificate IV level and or existing experience in working in the AOD sector is preferred.

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 Youth Support + Advocacy Service (YSAS) is Australia’s largest, youth-specific community service organisation. Operating since 1998 as Victoria’s flagship Youth AOD service, YSAS now employs over 350 skilled staff across 19 sites in metropolitan and regional Victoria. While the prime focus of YSAS remains on effective Youth AOD Treatment and sector leadership, the organisation also has extensive experience in providing young people and families with services that support improved mental health and improve meaningful community participation.

Level 1/ 131 Johnston St
Fitzroy VIC 3065
Ph: 03 9415 8881
Em: reception@ysas.org.au
web: ysas.org.au
Mar 10
10/03/22 Youth AOD 7 Half-day Mental Health and Young People
clock Duration: Half-day
location Delivery Mode: Online

Understanding and responding effectively to young people with mental health issues has been made more difficult with the advent of COVID-19. This workshop will consider how practitioners can develop and adapt their skills to respond to increased levels of anxiety and concerns about the future. Common mental health challenges will be discussed, along with guidance for assessing and responding to self-injury and suicidality.

clock Timetable:
location Details:

9:30am – 1:00pm

  • Training Type: Non-accredited
  • Topic: Mental Health, Suicide
  • Priority Population: Youth
  • Age Group: Adolescent, Youth
  • 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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Learning outcomes:

Mental Health Issues

  • Common mental health issues with young people attending AOD services
  • Youth AOD services responsibilities and management of mental health issues
  • Useful concepts and strategies to promote better mental health with young people
  • Primary health essentials as a platform for stable mental health

Self-injury

  • Assessment of vulnerability to self-injury
  • What to do when confronted with a person in the process of self-harming.
  • After self-injury, then what?
  • The role of safety planning

Suicidality

  • Important concepts in suicidality
  • Discussing suicidal urges with young people
  • Timeliness for responses and utilising community resources

COVID-19 and Mental Health

  • Tips to assist discussions with young people who are concerned about responses to the pandemic
  • Strategies to reduce anxiety and restore a sense of safety

 

Provider: YSAS

Eligibility Criteria

This training is open to Youth AOD workers. You can only attend this training if your current role is funded by the Victorian State Government.

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.