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Trauma and Addictions

This course aims to explore the nature of the relationship between trauma (especially childhood trauma) and addiction. The hypothesis that addictions are a functional escape from pain (Durand, 1986) will be explored. People in active addiction will often continue to move from crisis to crisis. And paradoxically the tendency towards further addictive behaviour as a response to crisis will be explored. The counsellor is well placed to reflect the contextual stressors that client’s... [More]
$380 Limited GST free
Trauma and Addictions

<p>This course aims to explore the nature of the relationship between trauma (especially childhood trauma) and addiction. The hypothesis that addictions are a functional escape from pain (Durand, 1986

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$360 Limited GST free
Trauma and Addictions

<p>This course aims to explore the nature of the relationship between trauma (especially childhood trauma) and addiction. The hypothesis that addictions are a functional escape from pain (Durand, 1986

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Unpacking the Complexity of Hoarding and Squalor

Hoarding and Squalor is on the increase. It is estimated that there may be as many as 600,000 Australians living in clutter or severe domestic Squalor. This equates to 2.6% of the population. For the most part, workers stumble across these situations when assisting consumers with other issues, and struggle to understand how to work with and support consumers in this area. This training will equip workers to understand Hoarding Disorder (HD) and Severe Domestic Squalor (SDS) by... [More]
$700 Limited GST free
Unpacking the Complexity of Hoarding and Squalor

<p>Hoarding and Squalor is on the increase. It is estimated that there may be as many as 600,000 Australians living in clutter or severe domestic Squalor. This equates to 2.6% of the population. For

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$680 Limited GST free
Unpacking the Complexity of Hoarding and Squalor

<p>Hoarding and Squalor is on the increase. It is estimated that there may be as many as 600,000 Australians living in clutter or severe domestic Squalor. This equates to 2.6% of the population. For

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Window of Tolerance

This 4 hour workshop will introduce you to a practical tool that can be used with clients called the Window of Tolerance. The Window of Tolerance is a model founded in Neuroscience that describes what happens to our nervous system when we find ourselves in stressful or challenging times. You will learn about the Window of Tolerance and how to use it in the context of your client work as a tool for change, and how to teach it to your clients so they can use it to move towards... [More]
$280 Limited GST free
Window of Tolerance

<p>This 4 hour workshop will introduce you to a practical tool that can be used with clients called the Window of Tolerance. The Window of Tolerance is a model founded in Neuroscience that describes

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change: 2 Day

Motivational interviewing is a framework that was originally developed in the alcohol and other drug field by William Miller and Stephen Rollnick. The essence of motivational interviewing is that it is a collaborative, goal-oriented style of communication with particular attention to the language of change. It is designed to strengthen personal motivation for, and commitment to, a specific goal by eliciting and exploring the person’s own reasons for change within an atmosphere of... [More]
$700 Limited GST free
Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change: 2 Day

<p>Motivational interviewing is a framework that was originally developed in the alcohol and other drug field by William Miller and Stephen Rollnick. The essence of motivational interviewing is that

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$680 Limited GST free
Motivational Interviewing: Helping People Change: 2 Day

<p>Motivational interviewing is a framework that was originally developed in the alcohol and other drug field by William Miller and Stephen Rollnick. The essence of motivational interviewing is that

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Personality Disorders: A Psychodynamic and Attachment Theory Perspective

This workshop overviews personality development, identifying the key developmental tasks (e.g. emotional regulation, identity, boundaries, etc). This provides clinicians with a map for healthy personality development, as well as shedding light on how personality issues develop. The workshop will look at how personality development shapes perception, emotional responses and how we cope with interpersonal relationships and our internal world (thoughts and feelings). The workshop will... [More]
$680 Limited GST free
Personality Disorders: A Psychodynamic and Attachment Theory Perspective

<p>This workshop overviews personality development, identifying the key developmental tasks (e.g. emotional regulation, identity, boundaries, etc). This provides clinicians with a map for healthy

...

If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Unravelling Poly Addictions – Addressing Substance Dependency and Behavioural Addictions

The impact of stimulating the reward systems of the brain is evident across the full range of addictive behaviour. Biochemically methamphetamine closely resembles dopamine. Chasing the highs and euphoria of addictive substances or addictive behaviour leads to temporary satiation of the reward systems. For the psychology of the user at these times ‘all is right with the world’. Yet all is not right. The feeling of satiation is temporary and distant from the reality of active... [More]

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Mental Health First Aid for Community Sector Workers

The Mental Health First Aid is a 2 day evidence based program that equips people to respond to someone developing a mental health problem, experiencing a worsening of an existing condition or is having a mental health crisis. MHFA will teach you how to recognise, provide initial assistance and guide people to appropriate treatments and support. The course covers forms of anxiety, depression, substance use, psychosis and suicide. It will enable you to feel confident and be able to... [More]

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Relapse Prevention in Mental Health and AOD treatment

Learn relapse prevention strategies for clients to support their recovery from mental health and/or AOD issues. You will be introduced to a range of tools to assist with monitoring wellbeing. a. Relapse prevention is an essential aspect of behavioural change for clients addressing both AOD and mental health issues. It involves understanding the process of change; differentiating between a lapse and a relapse; eliminating a sense of failure; identifying triggers and developing... [More]

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Double Whammy Masterclass – Co-occurring Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drugs

Workers who are innovative and responsive to ever-changing best practice standards do better quality work and last longer! Seize this opportunity to take your already established skills and knowledge to the next level. This workshop will utilise peer teaching & learning, and a range of activities crafted to hone your ability to respond to complexity. While the focus is on clients living with co-occurring mental health and AOD issues, it draws on a holistic, strengths-based... [More]

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Let’s Talk About Gambling

Problems related to gambling can present in a range of guises such as financial, legal, relationship, housing, drug and alcohol, child protection and mental health concerns. Therefore, it is likely that professionals working in a range of settings other than the gambling specific context will encounter people with gambling related problems. Raising and addressing the issue of gambling within non-specialist settings can pose a challenge for professionals. However, the opportunity to... [More]

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.