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June 2017

Youth Focused AOD Practices Training – 2 Days – 26th & 27th June, 2017

June 6 - July 6
2 Pertobe Road
Warrnambool, 3280 Australia
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WRAD along with YSAS will be presenting a 2 day training program based on Youth Focused AOD Practices. This training program aims to increase the capacity of service workers to effectively support and respond to the needs of young people using substances. Over the 2 days, participants will have the opportunity to understand why young people use drugs, how they use them, and how to reduce harms. Day 1: Young people and drug use * Gain an understanding of drugs…

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July 2017

Marc Lewis one day workshop

July 24
CBD
Melbourne, 3000 Australia
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Marc Lewis - Author of Memoirs of an Addicted Brain & The Biology of Desire is in Melbourne for his ONLY Australian Workshop. This workshop is for you if you are interested in the brain science behind addiction and how this knowledge can be used to find effective solutions in practice settings. This workshop is specially designed for alcohol and other drug counsellors, peer workers, case managers and youth workers, as well as other health workers whose role may bring…

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Marc Lewis Public Seminar

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
CBD
Melbourne, 3000 Australia
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Ever wondered what happens in the addicted brain? Marc Lewis, world renowned author and speaker, talks about his own experience with addiction, what happens to the brain on drugs and solutions to the problems of addiction. Is addiction really a brain disease? Come to this fascinating talk by a world leader and find out. This seminar is for parents, professionals and people who use drugs who are interested in the brain science of addiction. Hear about the science in an…

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August 2017

20 hour Foundational Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) Workshop for Professionals

August 4
Alfred Medical Research and Education Precinct, Classroom TBC, Alfred Hospital, 55 Commercial Rd
Melbourne, 3000 Australia
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The 20hr Foundational Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive Yoga (TCTSY) Workshop for Mental Health Workers, Health & Medical Professionals is brought to you directly from the Trauma Center at JRI, MA, USA, (Founder & Director, Dr. Bessel van der Kolk & Director of Yoga Services, David Emerson). The workshop will be facilitated by Trauma Center at JRI TCTSY Training Faculty members. This 20hr Foundational TCTSY Workshop for Professionals will introduce health professionals to the core concepts of the Trauma Center at JRI's…

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Williamsroad FTC: Improve Treatment Outcomes & Reduce Family Dropout Using Systemic Conceptualisation

August 6 - September 6
66 Victor Crescent
Narre Warren, 3805 Australia
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When a family comes for therapy, the therapist needs to make sense of the swirling family dynamics very quickly, otherwise the family risks dropping out of therapy. This 2-day workshop provides a set of concise, evidence-based structures and tools, to help workers understand the family’s situation and formulate an effective way forward. If you’re looking for the tools to conceptualise family dynamics, measure & improve your own quality of practice as a therapist, and remain effective with complex clients, this…

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November 2017

Intensive CBT training for AOD practitioners

November 9
40-44 St Kilda Road
St Kilda, 3182 Australia
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CBT intensive for alcohol and other drug professionals 4 day intensive 11-14 September 2017 Melbourne This course has been developed specifically for alcohol and other drug professionals who want to build and strengthen core clinical skills in behavioural and cognitive therapies, which are the foundation for the key best practice protocols in the AOD field - from traditional cognitive therapy to newer models like the mindfulness-based therapies. •Get back to basics and understand exactly what makes CBT tick •Learn the why not just the how so you can apply core skills to any CBT type •Unlock the art and science of your practice to take it to the next level Our unique interactive self-practice approach means you will really experience CBT from the inside, creating a deep understanding of how it works. Cost (includes all tuition, resources, certificate and catering) Earlybird: $990 until 17 July 2017 Standard: $1390 from 18 July 2017 Bookings: 360edge.com.au/events Got questions? 1300 988 184 training@360edge.com.au

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APSAD Conference

November 12 - November 15
65 Queens Road
Albert Park, 3004 Australia
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APSAD Melbourne 2017 Conference, to be held at Pullman Melbourne Albert Park from Sunday 12 November to Wednesday 15 November 2017 will showcase Australia’s high quality and cutting edge research into treatment, prevention, and policy. We will also welcome our international colleagues, with this conference serving as the perfect backdrop to build new collaborations and renew old ones. The 2017 conference will also continue to provide a rich environment for clinicians and health care providers to talk about their latest…

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