Education and Training activities

General introduction to the service and dual disability. VDDS Training deliverables are targeted towards staff employed within the 21 Area Mental Health Services.

Each year the VDDS sets a training calendar.

If you would like to request training outside the set calendar, please email the VDDS on


VDDS Training 2021


In 2021 the Victorian Dual Disability Service (VDDS) will be delivering a series of 1 hour Webinars for staff working in mental health and the Disability sector.
The Webinar topics are :

  • Assessment of mental illness in people with an Intellectual Disability 
  • Treatment of mental illness in people with Intellectual Disability
  • Systemic, legal and ethical issues in the management of mental illness in people with intellectual disability
  • Borderline Personality Disorders in people with an Intellectual Disability
  • Introduction to Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Management of Autistic Spectrum Disorder
  • Challenging Behaviour

Format: The Webinars will consist of a 45 minute lecture followed by a 15 minute question and answer session. A chat function will also be available.

Delivery: The webinars will be delivered using the ZOOM platform. Registered participants will be sent a link by email to be able to join the session and will require access to a computer with audio-visual capacity.

To register: Complete the below registration form and  submit. VDDS Admin will send a confirmation email. If you do not receive an email within 2 working days please

 email the VDDS on         

LINK to the VDDS Webinar Calendar and Registration form 2021


Complimentary Online Training


If you work in public mental health, MHPOD is available through your workplace. The VDDS developed the topic on Dual Disability.
Visit the contacts page on their website to find out more about registering.

For further information on training please contact us on (03) 9231 1988

Intellectual disability mental health e-learning

3DN provides free eLearning about intellectual disability to professionals, carers, and consumers
Please see link to their website and training:

Intellectual Disability Healthcare

This XSeries Program has been designed to influence, empower and educate a wider population to improve the health and healthcare of people with intellectual disability.
Please see link to their website and training: 




























The Victorian Dual Disability Service recognises the Traditional Owners of the land on which our office islocated; the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nations. We pay our respects to Elders past and present and welcome all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to our health service.