Workforce Enhancement

 

Nexus Dual Diagnosis Consultation Service provides organisational and workforce development support to services and individuals across Public Mental Health, Alcohol & Other Drugs and Mental Health Community Support Services.

Nexus offers training via a calendar of events and also through negotiated customised training and workforce enhancements.  

For queries regarding workforce enhancement and training or to request personalised support for your organisation, please contact Nexus at nexus@svha.org.au or by telephone on (03) 9231 2083.

 

Nexus Training Calendar March to July 2022

Registration and further details about the following training is available via the Nexus Eventbrite page.

Wednesday 13 April 2022

(live session) 

9.30am - 4.30pm 

Working with Trauma, Mental Health and Substance Use/Addiction

An introductory level training, it Includes three on-line modules released Monday 28 March and a full day live (face-to-screen - F2S) session. It is an interactive and practical professional development designed to assist clinicians understanding of clients who experience mental health and substance use/addiction issues and the impact of experiences of childhood and/or other past or current trauma(s) on their health, wellbeing, daily interactions and functioning.

Blended Training:

Three online modules and one live zoom session

$75 per person

SOLD OUT

This training will be offered again later in 2022

 Tuesday

17 May 2022

 10.30am - 11.30am

Carers Can Ask

Carers Can Ask (CCA) was developed by Nexus as a treatment and discharge resource, through working with a range of carers, staff and services. The CCA resource has a list of useful questions which carers of people with mental health and substance use issues may like to ask. The session will cover the history of the resource and it’s intended uses.

Information Session:

Live zoom session

Free

 Registrations close 12 May

 Wednesday 15 June 2022 &

Wednesday 22 June

 (live sessions)

 9.30am - 11.30am

Mental Health and AOD: Essentials of Practice

Includes co-facilitated session with people of lived experience

This training is an introduction to the key principles of working with clients who experience mental health and substance use/addiction issues.

 

Blended Training:

Three online modules and two live zoom sessions

$50 per person

 Registrations close 20 May

Wednesday 15 June 2022

 (live session)

9.30am - 4.30pm   Working with Trauma, Mental Health and Substance Use/Addiction

An introductory level training, it Includes three on-line modules released Monday 30 May and a full day live (face-to-screen - F2S) session. It is an interactive and practical professional development designed to assist clinicians understanding of clients who experience mental health and substance use/addiction issues and the impact of experiences of childhood and/or other past or current trauma(s) on their health, wellbeing, daily interactions and functioning.

 

Blended Training:

Three online modules and one live zoom session

$75 per person

Registrations close 27 May 
 Thursday 30 June 2022  10.30am - 11.30am

Reasons for Use Package

The Reasons For Use Package is an evidence-based resource that supports integrated treatment. Service users and staff across mental health, housing and alcohol and other drugs services have found using the RFUP increases staff knowledge and confidence and this in turn leads to improve service user outcomes. Hear stories directly from practice.

 

Information Session:

Live zoom session

Free

 Registrations close 25 June
 Thursday 28 July 2022  10.30am - 11.30am

Motivational Interviewing: The Benefits of MI in Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Practice

Kevan Myers from Nexus Dual Diagnosis Consultation Service and Steve West from Eastern Dual Diagnosis Service will draw on practice wisdom and research to explore how MI can augment and enhance practice. Kevan and Steve have collaborated for over ten years running Motivational Interviewing courses for a cross section of professional groups and settings.

 

Information Session:

Live zoom webinar

Free

 Registrations close 23 July