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Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare

03 9614 1577|www.cfecfw.asn.au

September 2019

Residential Care -Beginning Practice (South Melbourne)

Monday September 23, 9:15 am - 4:00 pm
Hosted by MacKillop Family Services (South Melbourne), 237 Cecil Street
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia
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Free – $975

From 1 January 2018, all residential care workers providing direct care in a residential care home that is funded or delivered by the Department of Health and Human Services (the Department) are required to hold or be undertaking, either: Certificate IV in Child, Youth and Family Intervention (Residential and out-of-home care) Or; a recognised relevant qualification, plus completion of of the Residential Care Beginning Practice   Residential Care Beginning Practice is the 4 minimum qualification units run by the Centre

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Professional Boundaries in the Work Place – September 23rd – (CALPB20190923)

Monday September 23, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 36 tickets left

Aim of Training This session has been developed by MOAT to support staff in refining their interactions with clients and other professionals. Maintaining our professional boundaries and working reflectively are key foundations to maximising the support we offer clients. Learning Outcomes Following this session, participants will be able to: Discuss the advantages of reflective practice List models of reflective practice Outline the principles of professional boundaries Identify potential professional boundary violations Describe a ‘parallel process’ and strategies to minimise this

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RCLDS – Effective Conflict Management – Dandenong (RCLECM20190923)

Monday September 23, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Drum Theatre, Corner Lonsdale and Walker St
Dandenong, Australia
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Free 5 tickets left

Aim of Training Occupational violence has increased over recent years with statistical evidence indicating that individuals working within the residential, welfare and home based care sectors are amongst those most likely to be subjected to potentially violent situations. The fundamental aim of the current program is to ensure safety – safety for all. Through your participation in this program, you will learn the necessary skills to engage a diverse range of individuals in addition to the key micro-skills that underpin

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CPR TRAINING – Half Day Training (CALCPR20190924) – CBD

Tuesday September 24
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$70

CPR training only  - Half Day Training  (9.30 am to 12.30 pm) For compliance requirements an email will be sent to all applicants to register their enrolment details This half-day accredited unit of competency teaches and refreshes the skills and knowledge required to provide Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as a first aid response to a person who is unconscious and not breathing.  The course covers CPR techniques on adults, children and infants. Who Should Attend? The unit applies to educators and

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Best Interests Practice Model Framework – (CALBIP20190925) (CBD)

Wednesday September 25, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 27 tickets left

The aim of this workshop is to provide practitioners with an understanding of the principles and practices of Best Interests Case Practice Model and how this is embedded into their work context. This training provides information on how to embed a service system that supports clients to heal and recover at the same time as building the necessary scaffolding for the practitioner in order to prevent stress and vicarious trauma. Topics Systemic approach to case work Collaborative practice Trauma informed

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Protecting Young People Online – Online Intake

Monday September 30
Online Australia

This training is only available for residential care workers in Victoria. Aim of training This is an online, interactive training course for residential care staff on a range of issues to do with keeping children and young people safe online. It includes modules on cyber-bullying, grooming and sexual exploitation, sexting, pornography, protecting digital footprints, and policies & procedures to do with online activities. This course also features a range of printed materials designed to guide learners in discussing these issues with

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RCLDS Good Notes & Documentation in Residential Care – Online Intake

Monday September 30
Online Australia

Aim of training This is an online, interactive training module for residential care staff. It teaches participants about the essential role played by good records in providing quality, child-focused residential care. It provides an overview of the legislative requirements relating to record-keeping; issues of confidentiality & privacy; and how good documentation is part of the worker’s duty of care. Following completion of the online component, the course also has a Team Talks package to guide the learner and their manager

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Supervision conversations – Online Intake

Monday September 30
Online Australia

This training is only available for residential care workers in Victoria. Aim  An interactive online course to guide managers/supervisors/team leaders in conducting conversations with staff post-training – reflecting on the content of the training; drawing links and contextualising between past, present and future practice issues; and discussing what barriers and opportunities are posed by implementing the learnings in their practice.     How will enrolments work for the online training? You may enrol them any time up until the end

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Infection Control in Residential Care – Online Intake

Monday September 30
Online Australia

This training is only available for residential care workers in Victoria. Aim of training This is an online, interactive training module for residential care staff. It teaches participants about the importance and essential components of infection control procedures in providing quality, child-focused residential care. It provides an overview of infection control issues related to the kitchen and food preparation; dealing with spills and hazards; laundry procedures; and ensuring privacy and confidentiality issues are addressed correctly. Learning outcomes Recognising and understanding

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RCLDS Introduction to Alcohol & Other Drugs – Online Intake

Monday September 30
Online Australia

Aim This is an online, interactive training course for residential care staff designed to introduce them to the symptoms and effects of drug and alcohol abuse. It examines how drugs work in the brain, the symptoms of drug use, withdrawal and overdose, and why young people use drugs. Following completion of the online component, the course also has a Team Talks package to guide the learner and their manager in discussing the issues the course raised in their next supervision

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October 2019

RCLDS – Working Well with LGBTIQ Young People In Residential Care – Ringwood 4th October 2019 (RCLLGBTIQ20191004)

Friday October 4, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Hosted by Wesley – Ringwood, Level 1, 291a Maroondah Hwy
Ringwood, Australia
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Free 15 tickets left

This training is only available to residential care workers in Victoria. Intended outcomes of the session are: Understanding what the letters in LGBTIQ mean; access to research and information about the health status and risks of LGBTIQ youth; increased empathy and understanding about living as LGBTIQ in a heteronormative world; strategies for working well with LGBTIQ youth and the best ways to support their wellbeing. This professional development session includes a mix of information delivery, discussion and activities leading to

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Advanced Case Management Practice – October 15th – (CALACM20191015)

Tuesday October 15, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 36 tickets left

This one-day workshop aims to assist practitioners understand and explore theoretical frameworks and models that underpin complex case management and how to assess and engage individuals and families who are experiencing complex and multiple issues in their case planning and goal setting. This workshop will explore attachment theory, the effects of trauma and how this knowledge informs case management practice. This workshop will examine issues that impact on circumstances that can impede the change processes for individuals and families in

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Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Ringwood – 16th October 2019

Wednesday October 16, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hosted By: Uniting, L1, 291A Maroondah Highway
Ringwood, VIC 3135 Australia
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Free 4 tickets left

Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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Working with the NDIS to support families at risk -10:00am-2:00pm, October 21st, Dandenong

Monday October 21, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
DHHS Dandenong, Level 4, 165-169 Thomas Street
Dandenong, Victoria 3175 Australia
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Free 107 spots left

Working with the NDIS to support families at risk – training opportunities The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a significant change in how people with disability and service providers interact. Previously CFS practitioners could refer families to Disability Client Services within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and other specialist community service organisations for a disability support response. With the transfer of responsibility for disability supports moving to the NDIS, all sectors including CFS will need to

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Embedding a Child Safe Culture -CBD – October 21st

Monday October 21, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 40 tickets left

This session will help you to identify strategies to create a culture of child safety in your organisation. It will look at each of the Child Safe Standards in more detail and help you to identify gaps and opportunities across your organisation.   Recommended audience: quality and compliance staff, Human Resource staff, team leaders, managers, Board members. Working knowledge of Victoria’s Child Safe Standards is assumed.

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Working with the NDIS to support families at risk -10:00am-2:00pm, October 22nd, Thomastown

Tuesday October 22, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Kids First, 273 Settlement Road
Thomastown, Victoria 3074 Australia
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Free Sold out

Working with the NDIS to support families at risk – training opportunities The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a significant change in how people with disability and service providers interact. Previously CFS practitioners could refer families to Disability Client Services within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and other specialist community service organisations for a disability support response. With the transfer of responsibility for disability supports moving to the NDIS, all sectors including CFS will need to

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Counselling Skills for Non-Counsellors -October 23rd – CALCSN20191023

Wednesday October 23, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
$290 – $330 27 tickets left

This one day interactive workshop will provide participants with the knowledge and skills required to provide basic effective counselling skills in a direct practice setting to better support children, young people and families. Learning Outcomes • Understand the theoretical approaches and model underpinning effective counselling • Demonstrate effective communication skills • Demonstrate effective general counselling and motivational interviewing skills • Understand the role of self-reflection in practice • Demonstrate understanding of working in the best interest of the client throughout

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Working with the NDIS to support families at risk -10:00am, October 23rd, East Melbourne

Wednesday October 23, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
CatholicCare, 486 Albert St
East Melbourne, Vic 3002 Australia
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Free 88 spots left

Working with the NDIS to support families at risk – training opportunities The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a significant change in how people with disability and service providers interact. Previously CFS practitioners could refer families to Disability Client Services within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and other specialist community service organisations for a disability support response. With the transfer of responsibility for disability supports moving to the NDIS, all sectors including CFS will need to

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Step by Step Victoria 2006 (Familiarisation training)

Thursday October 24, 9:30 am - Friday October 25, 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 12 tickets left

Step by Step 2006 – two-day familiarisation training   Step by Step is the mandatory, competency-based carer assessment package to be used in the assessment of potential foster carers by CSOs in Victoria.  It includes tools and a clear framework for making assessments of foster care applicants, based on clear evidence of their skills.  It provides a systemic way to engage an applicant to share information and enable the assessor to reach an informed decision about the applicant’s suitability for

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Supporting Positive Behaviour in Clients with a Disability – (CALPBS20191028)

Monday October 28, 9:15 am - 4:45 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 37 tickets left

Please use this link to check your organisations membership status: https://www.cfecfw.asn.au/members/ This workshop is a one day introduction to Positive Behaviour Support with a strong focus on working with clients with a disability. Participants will gain a greater understanding of behaviours of concern and how they can be assessed. It will include a practical run through of assessment models and exploring interactive assessment scenarios. Learning Outcomes • Identify and assess behaviours of concern and challenging behaviours in a client • Understand

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RCLDS – Supporting Positive Behaviour in Clients with a Disability – (RCLDPBD20191028)

Monday October 28, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 14 tickets left

This Training is only available to Residential Care Workers in Victoria   This workshop is a one day introduction to Positive Behaviour Support with a strong focus on working with clients with a disability. Participants will gain a greater understanding of behaviours of concern and how they can be assessed. It will include a practical run through of assessment models and exploring interactive assessment scenarios. Learning Outcomes • Identify and assess behaviours of concern and challenging behaviours in a client

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Working with the NDIS to support families at risk -10:00am-2:00pm, October 28th, Bendigo

Monday October 28, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
DHHS Bendigo, 74-78 Queen Street
Bendigo, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 91 spots left

Working with the NDIS to support families at risk – training opportunities The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a significant change in how people with disability and service providers interact. Previously CFS practitioners could refer families to Disability Client Services within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and other specialist community service organisations for a disability support response. With the transfer of responsibility for disability supports moving to the NDIS, all sectors including CFS will need to

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RCLDS – Case Notes and Record Keeping – 29th October, 2019 – (RCLCN20191009) (CBD)

Tuesday October 29, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 8 tickets left

Aimed at those working within the child and family sector who in their role are required to write case notes and reports. The workshop is designed to assist participants in their role to document client work ensuring it is compliant, effective and relevant.

 

 

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Case Notes and Record Keeping – 29th October, 2019 – (CALCN20191009) (CBD)

Tuesday October 29, 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 29 tickets left

Aimed at those working within the child and family sector who in their role are required to write case notes and reports. The workshop is designed to assist participants in their role to document client work ensuring it is compliant, effective and relevant.

 

 

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Working with the NDIS to support families at risk -10:00am-2:00pm, October 29th, Footscray

Tuesday October 29, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
DHHS Footscray, 71 Moreland St
Footscray, Vic 3011 Australia
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Free 76 spots left

Working with the NDIS to support families at risk – training opportunities The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a significant change in how people with disability and service providers interact. Previously CFS practitioners could refer families to Disability Client Services within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and other specialist community service organisations for a disability support response. With the transfer of responsibility for disability supports moving to the NDIS, all sectors including CFS will need to

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RCLDS – Effective Conflict Management (Ringwood) RCLECM20191030

Wednesday October 30, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Hosted by Wesley – Ringwood, Level 1, 291a Maroondah Hwy
Ringwood, Australia
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Free 17 tickets left

Aim of Training Occupational violence has increased over recent years with statistical evidence indicating that individuals working within the residential, welfare and home based care sectors are amongst those most likely to be subjected to potentially violent situations. The fundamental aim of the current program is to ensure safety – safety for all. Through your participation in this program, you will learn the necessary skills to engage a diverse range of individuals in addition to the key micro-skills that underpin

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Working with the NDIS to support families at risk -10:00am-2:00pm, October 30th, Geelong

Wednesday October 30, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The Eastern Hub, 285A McKillop St
Geelong, VIC 3219 Australia
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Free

Working with the NDIS to support families at risk – training opportunities The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a significant change in how people with disability and service providers interact. Previously CFS practitioners could refer families to Disability Client Services within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and other specialist community service organisations for a disability support response. With the transfer of responsibility for disability supports moving to the NDIS, all sectors including CFS will need to

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Leaving Care Network Forum

Thursday October 31, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 36 tickets left

The Centre’s Leaving Care and Post Care Practitioner Network holds four forums each year. In 2019 they will be on: Wednesday 20 February, 2019 Thursday 9 May, 2019 Thursday 1 August, 2019 Thursday 31 October, 2019   If you work with young people who are preparing to leave care or have left care, these forums offer you the opportunity to: come together and hear about what is happening in a constantly changing sector share experiences, good practice and innovation to better support young people leaving care

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November 2019

RCLDS – Working Well with LGBTIQ Young People In Residential Care – Preston 1st November 2019 (RCLLGBTIQ20191101)

Friday November 1, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Hosted by Anglicare Preston, 42 Mary Street
Preston, Victoria 3072 Australia
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Free 20 tickets left

This training is only available to residential care workers in Victoria. Intended outcomes of the session are: Understanding what the letters in LGBTIQ mean; access to research and information about the health status and risks of LGBTIQ youth; increased empathy and understanding about living as LGBTIQ in a heteronormative world; strategies for working well with LGBTIQ youth and the best ways to support their wellbeing. This professional development session includes a mix of information delivery, discussion and activities leading to

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RCLDS – Conflict Management – 1st November 2019 (RCLECM20191101) (Morewell)

Friday November 1, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Lifeline Gippsland Office, 2/8 Fleming St Morwell
Morwell, VIC 3840 Australia
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Free 6 spots left

This session is exclusively available to Residential Care staff through RCLDS funding Aim of Training Occupational violence has increased over recent years with statistical evidence indicating that individuals working within the residential, welfare and home based care sectors are amongst those most likely to be subjected to potentially violent situations. The fundamental aim of the current program is to ensure safety – safety for all. Through your participation in this program, you will learn the necessary skills to engage a

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Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Frankston – Wednesday 6th November 2019

Wednesday November 6, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hosted By: Anglicare, 60-64 Wells Street
Frankston, VIC 3199 Australia
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Free Sold out

Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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Cultural Awareness: Introduction to working with Aboriginal children, young people and families – (CALACA20191111)

Monday November 11, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 39 tickets left

The aim of this one day workshop is to provide participants working in the child and family welfare sector with introductory knowledge and understanding to assist them in working with Aboriginal children, youth, families and workers in a culturally respectful way. Topics Covered Aboriginal History - life before and after colonisation Key effects of Stolen Generation and the continued effects - grief, loss, and trauma The resilience and strength in Aboriginal Communities Aboriginal Culture Overview Aboriginal family roles and responsibilities

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RCLDS – Cultural Awareness: Introduction to working with Aboriginal children, young people and families (CBD) – RCLIAC20191111

Monday November 11, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 19 tickets left

This training is only available to Residential Care Workers in Victoria The aim of this one day workshop is to provide participants working in the child and family welfare sector with introductory knowledge and understanding to assist them in working with Aboriginal children, youth, families and workers in a culturally respectful way. Topics Covered Aboriginal History - life before and after colonisation Key effects of Stolen Generation and the continued effects - grief, loss, and trauma The resilience and strength

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Identify mental health crisis situations and how to respond – (CALIMHS20190826) November 13th 2019

Wednesday November 13, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 40 tickets left

This one day course will assist staff in identifying mental health crisis situations and how to respond. Learning Outcomes Gain an understanding of major mental health illness groups Identify signs of mental illness Improved communication skills Establish respectful relationships with people with mental health issues Identify issues that impact people with mental illness Recognise the need for additional support and how to facilitate that Coffee/Tea available and lunch provided If you have any queries please contact 9614 1577 or training@cfecfw.asn.au.

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RCLDS – Identify mental health crisis situations and how to respond – (RCLAMH20191113) November 13th 2019

Wednesday November 13, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 14 tickets left

This training is only available to Residential Care Workers in Victoria This one day course will assist staff in identifying mental health crisis situations and how to respond. Learning Outcomes Gain an understanding of major mental health illness groups Identify signs of mental illness Improved communication skills Establish respectful relationships with people with mental health issues Identify issues that impact people with mental illness Recognise the need for additional support and how to facilitate that Coffee/Tea available and lunch provided

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Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Echuca – Wednesday 13th November 2019

Wednesday November 13, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Echuca Back 9 Golf Course, CRN McKenzie & Eyre Street
Echuca, VIC 3564 Australia
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Free 25 tickets left

Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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Shared Lives Victoria (Familiarisation training) 14th November 2019

Thursday November 14, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 10 tickets left

Shared Lives One Day Familiarisation Training The one day familiarisation training in the new Shared Lives Victoria is for those staff who have experience in training carers. Those who are inexperienced in training carers need to book into the three day training which will be offered later in the year.     Shared Lives is a competency-based assessment package including tools and a clear framework for making assessments of foster care applicants based on evidence of their skills. It provides

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Working with the NDIS to support families at risk -10:00am-2:00pm, November 15th, Horsham

Friday November 15, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Horsham DHHS, 21 McLachlan St
Horsham, Victoria 3400 Australia
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Free 109 spots left

Working with the NDIS to support families at risk – training opportunities The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a significant change in how people with disability and service providers interact. Previously CFS practitioners could refer families to Disability Client Services within the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and other specialist community service organisations for a disability support response. With the transfer of responsibility for disability supports moving to the NDIS, all sectors including CFS will need to

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Leadership Skills for New Managers – (CALLSNM20191118) (CBD)

Monday November 18, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 23 tickets left

Please use this link to check your organisations membership status: https://www.cfecfw.asn.au/members/ Leadership Skills for New Managers This full day workshop focuses on some of the most challenging problems that confront new managers in the sector. Often the transition from staff to management brings unexpected challenges. How do you adjust to setting new boundaries, while maintaining your existing relationships? What happens when the buck stops with you? Learning Outcomes Learn techniques to constructively supervise and review the work of staff Learn about

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RCLDS FUNDED TRAINING – Leadership Skills for New Managers – (RCLLLSNM20191118) (CBD)

Monday November 18, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 12 tickets left

This training is only available for residential care workers in Victoria. Please use this link to check your organisations membership status: https://www.cfecfw.asn.au/members/ Leadership Skills for New Managers This full day workshop focuses on some of the most challenging problems that confront new managers in the sector. Often the transition from staff to management brings unexpected challenges. How do you adjust to setting new boundaries, while maintaining your existing relationships? What happens when the buck stops with you? Learning Outcomes Learn techniques

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Shared Lives Victoria (Familiarisation training) 19th November 2019

Tuesday November 19
Anglicare Victoria, Bendigo, 10 Mundy St
Bendigo, Victoria 3550 Australia
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Free 14 tickets left

Shared Lives One Day Familiarisation Training The one day familiarisation training in the new Shared Lives Victoria is for those staff who have experience in training carers. Those who do not have experience in training carers need to book into the three day training which will be offered at a later time.   Shared Lives is a competency-based assessment package including tools and a clear framework for making assessments of foster care applicants based on evidence of their skills. It

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A Casework Approach to Working with Vulnerable Families – (CALCVF20191119)

Tuesday November 19, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 20 tickets left

This one-day workshop aims to provide a theoretical foundation of knowledge & skills within a casework approach when working with vulnerable families. It covers theoretical frameworks in family work, provides practical guidance and skills on how to establish effective working relationships, engage and support active family participation in case planning and goal setting including working collaboratively to achieve positive meaningful change. Topics Theoretical frameworks General systems theory Social learning theory Attachment theory Ecological systems theory Practical models Trauma informed care

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Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – South Melbourne – Wednesday 20th November 2019

Wednesday November 20, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hosted by MacKillop Family Services (South Melbourne), 237 Cecil Street
South Melbourne, Victoria 3205 Australia
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Free 6 tickets left

Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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Effective Conflict Management – (CALCRS20191121)

Thursday November 21, 9:30 am
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$290 – $330 40 tickets left

Aim of Training Occupational violence has increased over recent years with statistical evidence indicating that individuals working within the residential, welfare and home based care sectors are amongst those most likely to be subjected to potentially violent situations. The fundamental aim of the current program is to ensure safety – safety for all. Through your participation in this program, you will learn the necessary skills to engage a diverse range of individuals in addition to the key micro-skills that underpin

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RCLDS – Effective Conflict Management – (RCLECM20191121)

Thursday November 21, 9:30 am
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 20 tickets left

Aim of Training Occupational violence has increased over recent years with statistical evidence indicating that individuals working within the residential, welfare and home based care sectors are amongst those most likely to be subjected to potentially violent situations. The fundamental aim of the current program is to ensure safety – safety for all. Through your participation in this program, you will learn the necessary skills to engage a diverse range of individuals in addition to the key micro-skills that underpin

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December 2019

Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Geelong – Tuesday 3rd December 2019

Tuesday December 3, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
MacKillop Geelong, 9 Helen Street
North Geelong, Victoria 3215 Australia
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Free 19 tickets left

Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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Youth Mental Health First Aid – DAY 1 – (CALYMHFA20191209) – 9TH AND 12TH of December 2019

Monday December 9, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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$340 – $380 39 tickets left

Aim of training

This course is a comprehensive program aimed at educating people to recognise and manage mental health crises. Designed and developed under the auspices of Orygen Research and the University of Melbourne, this workshop is widely recognised as the Mental Health First Aid course.
This course will:

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RCLDS – Skilled at Looking After Children (LAC) – CBD (RCLLAC20191211)

Wednesday December 11, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Free 18 tickets left

This training is only available to Residential Care Workers in Victoria   This one-day workshop aims to provide participants with an understanding of the Looking After Children (LAC) processes and frameworks and the role case managers, practitioners, residential workers, carers, various stakeholders, families, children and young people play in its implementation.   It provides an understanding of the Best Interests Case Practice model and the importance of embedding Looking After Children (LAC) to ensure effective planning, best practice and good

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Skilled at Looking After Children (LAC) – December 11th CALLAC20191211

Wednesday December 11, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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This course provides an essential introduction to Looking after Children (LAC) for all out of home care (OOHC) workers- what it is, how to fill reports-and most importantly, why it is important! This blended delivery model requires up to two hours of online work to be completed prior to the face to face modules. Learning Outcomes Gain an understanding of the history of LAC, including the needs it was designed to meet Become familiar with the various LAC reports and

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Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Shepparton – Wednesday 11th December 2019

Wednesday December 11, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
North Shepparton Community Learning Centre, 10-14 Parkside Drive
Shepparton, Victoria 3630 Australia
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Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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Youth Mental Health First Aid – DAY 2 – (CALYMHFA20191209) – 9TH AND 12TH of December 2019

Thursday December 12, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Aim of training

This course is a comprehensive program aimed at educating people to recognise and manage mental health crises. Designed and developed under the auspices of Orygen Research and the University of Melbourne, this workshop is widely recognised as the Mental Health First Aid course.
This course will:

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January 2020

Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Wangaratta – 29th January 2020

Wednesday January 29, 2020, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Wang Central, 15/17 Ely St
Wangaratta, VIC Australia
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Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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February 2020

Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Preston – 11th February 2020

Tuesday February 11, 2020, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hosted by VACCA Preston, 340 Bell St
Preston, Victoria 3072 Australia
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Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Soldiers Hill (Ballarat) – 25th February 2020

Tuesday February 25, 2020, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Salvo Care Ballarat, 6 Crompton Street
Soldiers Hill, VIC 3350 Australia
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Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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March 2020

Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Maryborough – 3rd March 2020

Tuesday March 3, 2020, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hosted By Asteria, 20 Christian Street
Maryborough, VIC 4650 Australia
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Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – (CBD) – 17th March 2019

Tuesday March 17, 2020, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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April 2020

Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Pakenham – 7th April 2020

Tuesday April 7, 2020, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Toomah Community Centre, 18 Golden Green Street
Pakenham, Vic 3810 Australia
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Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Footscray – 21st April 2020

Tuesday April 21, 2020, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Footscray Library (Conference room), 56 Paisley Street, Footscray
Footscray, VIC 3011 Australia
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Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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May 2020

Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Mildura -5th May 2020

Tuesday May 5, 2020, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hosted by MDAS, 120 Madden Avenue
Mildura, Vic 3500 Australia
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Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Horsham – 12th May 2020

Tuesday May 12, 2020, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Horsham Community House, 13 - 15 Robin Street
Horsham, Victoria 3400 Australia
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Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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June 2020

Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Bendigo – 2nd June 2020

Tuesday June 2, 2020, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Bendigo Neighbourhood Hub, 15 Crook Street
Strathdale, Victoria 3550 Australia
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Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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Methamphetamine Training for Practitioners – Broadmeadows – 16th June 2020

Tuesday June 16, 2020, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Hume Global Learning Centre, 1093 Pascoe Vale Road
Broadmeadows, Victoria 3047 Australia
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Methamphetamine Training for Community Service Organisations The Centre and YSAS have collaborated to deliver the Victorian Government funded training for practitioners to increase knowledge and confidence in identifying, discussing and responding to methamphetamine (ice) use. Learning Outcomes ·         Understand the effects methamphetamine use can have on the brain, behaviour, psychological health, and in social contexts. ·         Understand patterns of use, including the binge-crash cycle and the recovery process ·         Understand what contributes to aggressive behaviour and methamphetamine-induced psychosis, and learn

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