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

WAAMH - De-escalation Skills

Monday 25 March 2019 - Perth
Wednesday 10 April 2019 - Bunbury
Monday 20 May 2019 - Karratha
Thursday 20 June 2019 - Perth

Learn to respond calmly to threatening behaviour, diffuse aggression and avoid violence.

Cost: Full WAAMH members $195, Associate WAAMH members $220, Non-members $245.
Scholarships available.

Please contact the Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH) on (08) 6246 3000 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or visit http://www.waamh.org.au

WAAMH - Positive Psychology Tools

Monday 1 April 2019
Perth
Positive Psychology is the scientific study of human flourishing, and offers a suite of practical tools to help everyone live an optimal life.

Cost: Full WAAMH members $195, Associate WAAMH members $220, Non-members $245.
Scholarships available.

Please contact the Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH) on (08) 6246 3000 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or visit http://www.waamh.org.au

ACU - Kids centred practice

An ACU Institute of Child Protection Studies (ICPS) Keeping Kids Central workshop.
Monday 1 April 2019
9.30am - 4.30pm
Level 4, 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth
Cost: Free

The ACU Institute of Child Protection Studies (ICPS) developed the workshops with support from the Australian Department of Social Services. The workshops draw on research ICPS conducted with and for children and young people.

This action-focused workshop is designed to provide insights into children and young people’s lived experience of domestic and family violence and practical supports for engaging with families in ways that both address immediate safety and wellbeing needs and support children and young people to flourish.

Intended audience: All professionals that work with families at risk of, or experiencing, domestic and family violence and other challenging issues.

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 03 9953 3644

ACU - Leading the way

An ACU Institute of Child Protection Studies (ICPS) Keeping Kids Central workshop.
Tuesday 2 April 2019
9.30am - 4.30pm
Level 4, 45 St Georges Terrace, Perth
Cost: Free

The ACU Institute of Child Protection Studies (ICPS) developed the workshops with support from the Australian Department of Social Services. The workshops draw on research ICPS conducted with and for children and young people.

This workshop addresses implementing policies, practices and strategies that provide the foundations for the delivery of child-centred practice. It covers to incorporating children and young people’s voices into service design, ensuring that service responses are safe, supportive and focused on children and young people’s needs.

Intended audience: Program Leaders

Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 03 9953 3644

WAAMH - Drugs, Alcohol and Mental Health

Monday 8 April 2019
Perth

Cost: Full WAAMH members $195, Associate WAAMH members $220, Non-members $245.
Scholarships available.

Please contact the Western Australian Association for Mental Health (WAAMH) on (08) 6246 3000 or via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information or visit http://www.waamh.org.au

NDRI - Harms to children from others’ drinking: recent findings and their policy impacts

A free public seminar with Dr Anne-Marie Laslett, National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University
Tuesday 9 April 2019
11am - 12noon
Technology Park – Building 603, Level 2 Seminar Room (Room 213) Sarich Way, Bentley

Anne-Marie Laslett initiated a program of work studying harm to children from others’ drinking while funded by the NHMRC on an Early Career Fellowship.

For more information, please visit NDRI Events. Please RSVP via This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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WANADA provides information about training and workforce development through our e-newsletter FYI.

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