Group skills workshop for alcohol and other drug workers

Posted on: Thursday, 24 November 2016


With an increased focus on providing a range of treatment approaches that include day rehabilitation programs for people facing difficulties with ice and other drugs, group skills have become a vital AOD worker requirement.

This skills-based and experiential 2-day workshop funded by the Department of Health and Human Services for those working in the alcohol and drug sector, aims to provide participants with the theoretical knowledge and practical skills that will enable them to plan, manage and evaluate group work relevant to the AOD sector.

The facilitators 

Sandra Roeg & Sharon Patterson have extensive educational and clinical experience and will facilitate the 2 day program.

 has had clinical experience in running therapeutic groups for a range of people with AOD problems in both residential and outpatient settings.

has taught AOD skills in the Turning Point Graduate Program, as well as facilitated a range of therapeutic groups for people with AOD problems.

Session dates, location and times

All sessions 9:15am 4:00pm. Morning tea & light lunch provided.

Registrations open for 2017                                           

Save the date for 2017 – venues and registration TBC

Warrnambool            Tues 7 & Wed 8 Feb  
Box Hill       (closed)    Tues 14 & Wed 15 Feb
Echuca ­                       Tues 21 & Wed 22 Feb
Traralgon                     Wed 3 & Thurs 4 May
Dandenong (closed)   Wed 17 & Thurs 18 May
Ballarat                        Tues 6 & Wed 7 June

For further information please contact Sandra Roeg or 8413 8702.