IMPORTANT UPDATE TO VDDS TRAINING/ WORKSHOPS
Additional precautions are being taken across Australia to prevent and delay the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). We have been directed by our hospital executive to cancel any meetings that involves face-to-face contact not related to immediate clinical issues. Unfortunately this means that all VDDS training has been suspended until further notice.
Please continue to visit this website in the coming weeks for up-to-date information.
Education and Training activities
Training is targeted toward staff employed within the 21 Area Mental Health Services.
The range of topics include:
- General introduction to the service and dual disability
- Role specific training
- Profession specific training
- Disorder specific training
VDDS Training workshop calendar 2020
View the topics, dates and register for the courses.
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: http://www.idhealtheducation.edu.au/
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: https://www.edx.org/xseries/intellectual-disability-healthcare
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.