Workforce Development

Workforce development and training opportunities for people working in the alcohol and other drug sector in Western Australia.

Upcoming Training and Workforce Development Opportunities

Lifeline - DV-alert One Day DV-aware Session

Tuesday 17 September 2019
9am - 4pm
Lifeline WA, 7 Aberdeen St Perth

DV-alert One Day DV-aware sessions are an interactive session where individuals and groups can talk about the issue of domestic violence and what they can do to help make a difference. At the end of the One Day DV-aware session

  • Identify the different signs and forms of abuse that constitute domestic and family violence
  • Familiarise themselves with the Cycle of violence and Duluth wheels – power and control, equality and empowerment
  • Reflect on and share what they can do if they know someone who is experiencing domestic and family violence
  • Have an opportunity to network with other individuals
  • Receive tools and references for domestic and family violence support and referral.

Register online via www.dvalert.org.au. For more information, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (08) 9261 4444.

DV-alert is funded by the Department of Social Services.

Non Profit Training - Finance Essentials
18 September 2019
9.30am - 4.30pm   
Perth
Cost - $240 per person, $210 per person for a group, two or more More information

Understanding financial reports workshop for non-profit Boards/ committees and managers. Visit Non Profit Training - Finance Essentials for more information and to book.


Non Profit Training - Grant Writing
19 September 2019
9.30am - 4.30pm
Cost - $240 per person, $210 per person for a group, two or more.   

Learn the tools and strategies for writing successful funding applications. Visit Non Profit Training - Grant Writing for more information and to book.

 

Non Profit Training - Governance Essentials

17 October 9.30am - 4.30pm
Perth
Cost - $240 per person, $210 per person for a group, two or more. More information  

Learn the most important aspects of governance required for non profit organisations. Visit Non Profit Training - Governance Essentials for more information and to book.

 

AODtraining@MHC - Foundation Event: ST333 AOD skills Foundation
Presented by Workforce Development, Mental Health Commission
14-15 October 2019
9am – 4.30pm
Perth

Learn how to strengthen your therapeutic skills when working with clients around their alcohol and/or other drug (AOD) use. This introductory training event will suit human service providers in a counselling role who are new to working with clients who use AOD. It aims to provide foundation knowledge and skills required to work effectively with these clients.

In this course you will:

  • Examine factors including: attitudes and values, impact of stigma, and co-occurring disorders, and how they can affect client engagement, retention in treatment and what we can do about it
  • Be introduced to family inclusive practice, trauma informed practice and models of recovery
  • Learn how to use a harm reduction approach
  • Learn how to assess AOD use and develop a targeted, effective intervention based on formulated case plan and case formulation
  • Learn how to support clients in the prevention and management of relapse

Target audience: Human service providers in a counselling role who are new to working with clients who use AOD

Applications close 23 September 2019. To register, go to: https://www.ivvy.com.au/event/H7A7RH/


AODtraining@MHC - Foundation Event: ST334 AOD skills for counsellors
Presented by Workforce Development, Mental Health Commission
22-23 October 2019
9am – 4.30pm
Perth

Learn how to maximise the impact of your interventions when you only have a limited period of time with clients who may be using alcohol and other drugs (AOD). This two-day introductory course will best suit clinicians/workers whose role does not include more intensive AOD-related therapeutic interventions (e.g. nurses, support workers, case managers).  

In this course you will:

  • Learn about alcohol and other drugs: information and trends
  • Explore the concept of harm minimisation and implications for working with AOD-using clients
  • Learn how to use a screening tool to engage and explore a client’s AOD use
  • Learn how to conduct an effective brief intervention for mild to moderate AOD use
  • Explore the issue of relapse and how to respond
  • Learn about AOD referral pathways, - types of AOD services available and how to make an effective referral

Target audience: Human service providers whose role supports brief AOD interventions.

Applications close 1 October 2019. To register, go to: https://www.ivvy.com.au/event/AOKM6B/

 

Metropolitan Migrant Resource Centre - Cultural competency training for service providers working with migrants
Wednesday 23 October 2019
9am - 1pm
Metropolitan Migrant Resource Centre
Unit 9/24 Chesterfield Road, Mirrabooka

This free workshop is for staff/volunteers/management working with migrants. It aims to give a better understanding of cultural competence principles. The workshop includes:

  • interactive exercises
  • presentations
  • Q&A session with cultural advisors.

For more information and to register, please visit Cultural competency training for service providers working with migrants at Eventbrite. If your organisation would like to have customised cultural competency training please contact Deborah Pyatt by email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (08) 9345 5755.

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1 Nash St
Perth WA 6000

 

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