Events, training & courses

NWMH Training & Development Unit (MHTDU)
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Trauma-informed Care (TIC), is a framework aiming to ensure that individuals with a history of trauma have safe and positive experiences of service delivery. This workshop explores the nature of trauma and its psychological impacts as well as the key principles on which TIC is based. Participants
NWMH Training & Development Unit (MHTDU)
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Venue: Orygen - 35 Poplar Road, Parkville An opportunity to 'dip your toe' into the basics of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. This workshop provides an introduction to the core principles of ACT and their relevant application in clinical practice. In order to maximise learning, participants will
NWMH Training & Development Unit (MHTDU)
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This highly engaging program brings together concepts, themes and skills derived from the contemporary literature including the Chronological Assessment of Suicide Events (CASE ) approach; a risk assessment and formulation model that emphasises prevention over prediction; and Safety Planning
NWMH Training & Development Unit (MHTDU)
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The Victorian Mental Health Act 2014 prescribes rights, processes and procedures for consumers and patients requiring compulsory treatment. This course provides a framework for practitioners to understand and apply the current Mental Health Act to their specific practice settings within public
NWMH Training & Development Unit (MHTDU)
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*2 day workshop* In this two day workshop, participants will watch and practice many Motivational Interviewing (MI) skills. Activities will allow participants to experience the impact that an MI approach can have. Whether you are new to MI, or have some previous experience, this workshop promises to
NWMH Training & Development Unit (MHTDU)
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*NEW* Experiencing indirect exposure to other people’s trauma can have harmful effects on mental health and every aspects of our lives. This is referred to as Vicarious Trauma and although it can occur in all sorts of occupations, mental health professionals by the nature of their jobs are at
NWMH Training & Development Unit (MHTDU)
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This highly engaging, skills focused forum has been designed to provide simple and practical ways of integrating ACT based principles into your everyday role within public mental health. An opportunity to hear from your collegues on ways of adapting a specific core ACT processes to compliment the
NWMH Training & Development Unit (MHTDU)
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Working with Consumers who use Alcohol and other Drugs is core business for Public Mental Health. This introductory workshop aims to equip Mental Health Clinicians with the relevant skills and knowledge to become Dual Diagnosis Capable.
NWMH Training & Development Unit (MHTDU)
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This highly engaging program brings together concepts, themes and skills derived from the contemporary literature including the Chronological Assessment of Suicide Events (CASE ) approach; a risk assessment and formulation model that emphasises prevention over prediction; and Safety Planning
NWMH Training & Development Unit (MHTDU)
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The day will be facilitated by Dr Eric Morris, Consultant Clinical Psychologist & Senior Lecturer, Academic Psychology Unit / La Trobe University. Included will be an outline of psychological skills in working with people recovering from psychosis, using process-based ways to promote wellbeing and
NWMH Training & Development Unit (MHTDU)
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Mental health assessments form the central focus of effective treatment and care in public mental health. Combining knowledge, analysis and communication collaboratively achieves effective outcomes with consumers. The impact of holistic assessments assist the achievement of improved clinical and
NWMH Training & Development Unit (MHTDU)
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This 1-day workshop aims to further enhance participants’ skills in the conceptualisation and delivery ACT-consistent interventions in their practice. This workshop requires participants to have a sound understanding of the theory and core principles of ACT, and have used ACT in their practice for