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Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare

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5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
03 5440 1100 www.cfecfw.asn.au

September 2019

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 – Professional Boundaries – CBD – (RCLDSPB20190923)

Monday September 23, 9:30 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

This training is only available for residential care workers in Victoria. Aim of Training This session has been developed by MOAT: Mental Health Services in association with RCLDS, 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

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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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RCLDS – Emergency first aid response training in an education and care setting – HLTAID004 & CPR & Anaphylaxis HLTAID001 (RCLFA20190924) – CBD

Tuesday September 24, 9:30 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 11 tickets left

This training is only available to residential care workers in Victoria. A 1-day training workshop, providing trainees with the knowledge and skills required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults. The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies.   This is Nationally Accredited training, for compliance requirements an email will be sent to all

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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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October 2019

RCLDS – CPR & Anaphylaxis HLTAID001 (CBD) – RCLCPR20191014

Monday October 14, 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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Free 20 tickets left

This training is only available to residential care workers in Victoria. This unit describes the skills and knowledge required to provide a first aid response to infants, children and adults. The unit applies to educators and support staff working within an education and care setting who are required to respond to a first aid emergency, including asthmatic and anaphylactic emergencies. RTO: 40990

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 – Supervision Training for Residential Care Supervisors (CBD) RCLST20191108

Friday November 8, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Centre For Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, 5/50 Market St
Melbourne, Victoria 3000 Australia
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This training is for Residential care supervisors in Victoria. This targeted training is aimed at giving new and existing Residential care supervisors the essential frameworks and tools to supervise their staff.  The course will give an insight into relevant leadership styles, functions of supervision and an understanding of worker motivation. Who should attend If you are a supervisor or acting supervisor but have not had any supervision training, or if you want to refresh your skills, this training is for

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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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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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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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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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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

Supervision Skills – (CALSS20191205)

Thursday December 5, 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

This course assists staff to provide a more confident and creative service to clients. It assists participants to understand approaches to Supervisory Practice and explores Clinical Education frameworks and models, to ensure that services to clients are safe and ethical as well as providing a reflective space for a supervisee to enhance their competence and confidence when working with clients. One of the aims of this course is to incorporate different modalities of Supervision into a single course, rather than

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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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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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$290 – $330 20 tickets left

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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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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March 2020

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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Free 18 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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