Essential Skills in Eating Disorders for AOD Workers – Foundational level workshop

*This is a paid training*

Date: Thursday, September 19 9:00AM – 5:00PM

Location: Catholic Leadership Centre: 576 Victoria Parade, East Melbourne (Find out about our Travel Contribution Scheme)

Cost: $87.63 (Includes booking fee. Pay by credit card, invoices cannot be issued)

Description

Unlock essential skills and knowledge with this workshop designed specifically to support AOD workers with the knowledge and skills necessary to support clients with co-occurring conditions of eating disorders and substance use. By understanding the clinical features, risk factors, and interactions between these conditions, AOD workers can provide more comprehensive and effective care. The training emphasises a multidisciplinary approach, collaborative care, family engagement, and navigating referral pathways.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Key Features for Early Identification understanding clinical features, prevalence and impact, risk factors and warning signs of eating disorders.
  • Response to an Eating Disorder explores engaging with a person experiencing an eating disorder, screening and screening tools, assessment, and making a provisional eating disorder diagnosis.
  • Shared Care covers referring to appropriate services in the stepped system of care for eating disorders, understanding and working in the multidisciplinary care team, and engaging families and supports.
  • Treatment provides an understanding of mental health treatment, medical care, nutrition support and stepping up care and/or referral pathways
  • Link between AOD and EDs helps us to understand the links between eating disorders and substance use and how you might work with someone experiencing both.

STEP 1: Make payment

You must pay for your ticket when you enrol.  Upon changing ENROL NOW to I’M GOING the GO TO HUMANITIX  button will appear (see the bottom of this page).  Complete payment to secure your place. Any enrolments that have not completed payment will be deleted.

STEP 2: Complete prerequisite to this course

Students are required to complete the An Introduction to Understanding Eating Disorders self-paced learning unit prior to attending the workshop. To access the learning unit, go to Self-Paced E-Learning and click on An Introduction to Understanding Eating Disorders. Enrol in the unit by clicking on ENROL NOW and change it to I’m Going.  Go to your dashboard and access the unit from MY COURSES.

 

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.

Terms & Conditions

Please ensure you have clearance from your line manager to attend. If you cannot attend, cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waitlist.

Presentation: An Introduction to Understanding Eating Disorders

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.

This online e-learning is a pre-requisite to the Essential Skills in Eating Disorders for AOD Workers – Foundational level workshop

 

To access the video, click on ENROL NOW to change to “I’m going”

The WATCH VIDEO button will appear; click to access the video.

To return to the video later, revisit this page by clicking on Self-paced learning.

 

Resource: An Introduction to Eating Disorders (slides)

Working with People with Borderline Personality Disorder – Foundation Training

This workshop is for AOD workers who would like to develop their skills in working with people who have borderline personality disorder (BPD) and explores the core common factors of effective engagement with this cohort.

It will provide a basic overview of signs and symptoms of BPD. The workshop will develop the workers’ understanding and practice in working effectively with people with BPD. It will include a developmental understanding of factors contributing to a diagnosis of BPD, the ongoing effects of early life experiences and complex childhood trauma, and the role of therapeutic relationships. The workshop will also focus on the assessment of, and working with risk, as well as principles for treatment and treatment planning.

Location: Online (Your zoom link will be sent to you the day before the training)

Learning Objectives

  • Understand how BPD occurs and presents
  • Identify the principles of effective, therapeutic supportive relationships with people living with BPD
  • Set and maintain limits and boundaries with clients and work with strong emotions
  • Practice various grounding skills to stabilize emotions
  • Demonstrate an awareness of risk factors and assess the severity of risk
  • Appreciate the importance of self care, self awareness, and reflection when engaging with people who have BPD

 

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including Peer and LLE workers and workers participating in the AOD Traineeship Program.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as family violence, homelessness, mental health, and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance from your line manager to attend. If you cannot attend,  cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waitlist.

No-shows will be charged a $50 cancellation fee.

Introduction into Eating Disorders Webinar

This introductory webinar on eating disorders is designed for AOD workers.  It aims to enhance your understanding and 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.

Objectives

  • Key Features for Early Identification understand clinical features, prevalence and impact, risk factors and warning signs of eating disorders
  • Response to an Eating Disorder explores engaging with a person experiencing an eating disorder, screening and screening tools, completing a comprehensive eating disorder assessment, and formulating an initial understanding of the eating disorder
  • Shared Care covers referring to appropriate services in the stepped system of care for eating disorders, understanding and working in the multidisciplinary care team, and engaging families and supports
  • Treatment provides an understanding of mental health treatment, medical care, nutrition support and stepping up care and/or referral pathways
  • Lived Experience helps us to understand the perspective of the consumer struggling with an eating disorder

 

IMPORTANT: Enrolments for training will go live approximately two months before training commences. If you do not have an Elevate! account, you will need to create your account first. Every time you wish to enrol into training, you will need to sign in. If you have not signed up to Elevate! previously, click the REGISTER button to create an account, then enrol.

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Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including Peer and LLE workers and workers participating in the AOD Traineeship Program.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as family violence, homelessness, mental health, and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance from your line manager to attend. If you cannot attend,  cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waitlist.

No-shows will be charged a $50 cancellation fee.

Youth Mental Health 201 – Crisis Presentations half-day workshop

In this session, we will work to break down the “crisis” nature of acute presentations, learn how to support and respond to young people and assist them in linking in with appropriate care. We will also cover safety planning, developing our crisis response skills and what programs can do to support their workers and young people in crisis situations.

Building on Mental Health 101, this session covers how to identify and respond to crisis presentations, including:

  • Self-harm
  • Active psychosis
  • Suicidal ideation

This half-day session is designed for non-clinical youth and AOD workers.

Eligibility Criteria

This training has been funded for workers employed in a Victorian State-funded Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) service, including Peer and LLE workers.

Who is not eligible?

Students on placement or internships, workers from other community sectors such as family violence, homelessness, mental health, and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance from your line manager to attend. If you cannot attend,  cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waitlist.

No-shows will be charged a $50 cancellation fee.

Youth Mental Health 101 – Half-day Workshop

Youth workers have a key role in the early intervention of mental health issues and in assisting clients to develop skills to improve their mental wellbeing. In this session, you will increase your knowledge of our client group’s most prevalent health issue and develop practical strategies that both you and your centre/program can implement to improve the mental health outcomes of young people.

This half-day session is designed for non-clinical youth and AOD workers.

Practical, no-jargon training on how to:

  • Identify mental health issues
  • Assist clients to link in with the care they need
  • Support them on their journey

 

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, mental health, and AOD workers outside of Victoria.

Please ensure you have clearance from your line manager to attend. If you cannot attend,  cancel your registration and make your spot available to someone else on the waitlist.

No-shows will be charged a $50 cancellation fee.

 

1-day Youth Mental Health 101

Youth workers have a key role in the early intervention of mental health issues and assisting clients to develop skills to improve their mental wellbeing. In this session, you will increase your knowledge of our client group’s most prevalent health issue and develop practical strategies that both you and your centre/program can implement to improve the mental health outcomes of young people.

This half-day session is designed for non-clinical youth and AOD workers.

Want practical, no-jargon training on how to:

  • Identify mental health issues
  • Assist clients to link in with the care they need
  • Support them on their journey

Then this is for you!

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 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.

 

Integrating Care for People with Co-Occurring Alcohol and Other Drugs and Mental Health Conditions

This pre-recorded 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.

 

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: Marion.Brophy@easternhealth.org.au
Ph: 03 8413 8413
web: turningpoint.org.au
Nov 30
Integrating Care for People with Co-Occurring Alcohol and Other Drugs and Mental Health Conditions
clock Duration: 2 hours
location Delivery Mode: Online

Click on ENROL NOW to watch the video

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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location Details:

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:

IMPORTANT:  If you do not have an Elevate! account, you will need to create your account first. Every time you wish to enrol in training, you will need to sign in. If you have not signed up to Elevate! previously, click the REGISTER button to create an account, then enrol.

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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.

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.