Assessing With Confidence: Creating Safety & Effective Outcomes for AOD Clients

This workshop is designed for those that work in the AOD sector and are new to the role of Intake and Assessment.

Details

When
Wednesday 27 February 2019
9:30am - 4:00pm

Where

Turning Point, Eastern Health
110 Church Street
Richmond, VIC 3121

Cost
free

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Overview

This workshop is designed for those that work in the AOD sector and are new to the role of Intake and Assessment. It will focus on the current alcohol and other drugs Intake and Assessment documents with the aim of increasing the confidence and skills of workers.

This interactive workshop is both practical and skills based and will cover the following key areas:

  •     understanding the role of the Intake document and Self Complete form and interpreting the four screening instruments
  •     using the comprehensive assessment to ensure treatment needs are adequately assessed and recorded
  •     identifying and assessing risk of family violence and how to respond
  •     creating safety plans
  •     writing effective brief case formulation

Presenters

Presented by Turning Point Education & Training Officers, Workforce Development.

Phoebe Spry-Bailey

Phoebe Spry-Bailey has over 20 years clinical experience in AOD sector. One of her key areas of interest and learning is in the area of intake and assessment. Phoebe has delivered intake and assessment workshops for the AOD sector across Victoria as well as teaching at both Certificate IV and post graduate level. She has a Graduate Diploma in Addiction/Mental Health and Cert IV in Training and Assessment.

Sheridon Byrne

Sheridon Byrne has over 15 years working in the community sector, within Domestic & Family Violence, including working as a crisis line counsellor on the Statewide crisis service and women’s refuge. Sheridon has delivered accredited and non-accredited Family Violence training & workshops in Melbourne and across Victoria and has been invited to deliver workshops in Identifying & Responding to Family Violence during Pregnancy, Birth & Postpartum in online webinar series. Sheridon has a passion for enabling worker confidence, wellbeing and sustainability.

Further details

Who should register? Victorian DHHS funded AOD workers new to the role of Intake and Assessment.

Getting to Turning Point: Trams on Church Street, Bridge Road and Victoria Street; nearest train stations are West and North Richmond; limited all day parking available in the area.

Registration enquiries: Student Administration (03)8413 8700 or tp@turningpoint.org.au

Workshop content enquiries ONLY: Phoebe Spry-Bailey: phoebes@turningpoint.org.au & Sheridon Byrne: sheridonb@turningpoint.org.au