Events

Turning Point provides leadership and training across the full spectrum of addiction treatment, research and professional development.

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  • Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 09:15 am
    Workshop
    With an increased focus on providing a range of treatment approaches for AOD clients that include day rehabilitation programs for people facing difficulties with methamphetamines and other drugs, group skills have become a vital AOD worker requirement.
    Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 09:15 am
  • Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 09:15 am
    Workshop
    This one-day workshop is for alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers who are new to the sector, or those looking to update their knowledge in an ever-changing AOD work environment. It aims to cover current Victorian issues and trends in the AOD sector.
    Wednesday, 20 March 2019 - 09:15 am
  • Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 01:00 pm
    Webinar
    This webinar aims to synthesise and translate new research that has examined a broad range of AOD treatment providers’ views (e.g., case workers, social workers, psychologists, doctors) about the brain disease model of addiction) and its clinical impact.
    Thursday, 21 March 2019 - 01:00 pm
  • Friday, 22 March 2019 - 09:30 am
    Workshop
    As gambling related problems often occur for people engaged in alcohol and other drug (AOD) treatment, clinicians are ideally placed to identify and respond accordingly to gambling problems experienced by their clients.
    Friday, 22 March 2019 - 09:30 am
  • Tuesday, 9 April 2019 - 01:00 pm
    Talking Point
    Bryce D McLeod, Ph.D., Associate Editor of the Journal of Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, shares common elements of family therapy for adolescents experiencing substance problems.
    Tuesday, 9 April 2019 - 01:00 pm
  • Monday, 29 April 2019 - 09:00 am
    Workshop
    This interactive workshop will examine Aboriginal ways of being, communication and engagement styles and provides information, resources and strategies for working with Aboriginal people within a southern Australian context.
    Monday, 29 April 2019 - 09:00 am
  • Friday, 24 May 2019 - 09:00 am
    Workshop
    Mindfulness has a proven ability to reduce our experience of negative emotions and to increase our psychological wellbeing. At the conclusion of the workshop, participants should be confident to lead a session with clients and establish their own practice.
    Friday, 24 May 2019 - 09:00 am
  • Wednesday, 19 June 2019 - 09:30 am
    Workshop
    This cultural sensitivity workshop will provide participants with an understanding of the unique drivers, complexities and risk factors of problematic substance use for LGBTI communities.
    Wednesday, 19 June 2019 - 09:30 am
  • Thursday, 15 August 2019 - 09:00 am
    Workshop
    Working with cognitively impaired clients can be a significant challenge, particularly when access to assessment services and resources are limited. *Participants must have attended the first workshop in 2017, 2018 or 2019.
    Thursday, 15 August 2019 - 09:00 am
  • Monday, 16 September 2019 - 09:30 am
    Workshop
    This workshop will provide participants with an update of what we know about the risks of suicide in alcohol and drug treatment seeking populations as well as presenting evidence-based risk assessment and prevention interventions most likely to be effective for this group.
    Monday, 16 September 2019 - 09:30 am

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