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360Edge is a lead provider of professional development events in alcohol and other drugs to AOD specialists; health, welfare and education frontline workers; and workplaces.

We offer tailored and scheduled training. Get the 2018 calendar of events here.

Got questions? Call 1300 988 184 or and someone from the fabulous 360Edge training team will help

4 Day Intensive CBT Masterclass for Alcohol and other Drug Professionals

Melbourne, 17-20 April 2018


This course has been developed especially for alcohol and other drug professionals who want to build and strengthen the core CBT clinical skills that are the foundation for all best practice CBT protocols from traditional CBT to newer cognitive therapy models like the mindfulness-based therapies.

  • Get back to basics and understand exactly what makes CBT tick
  • Learn the why not just the how so you can apply core skills to any CBT type
  • Unlock the art and science of your practice to take it to the next level

Our unique interactive self-practice approach means you will really experience CBT from the inside, creating a deep understanding of how it works.

Cognitive behaviour therapy is an umbrella term that includes a number of solution oriented therapies focusing on self reflection, problem solving and learning skills that can be applied across situations:

  • Cognitive Therapy
  • Relapse Prevention
  • Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy
  • Compassion Focused Therapy

Find out how to use the core skills of CBT to drive change whatever model you use. Our focus is understanding and experiencing the drivers of change in CBT that underlie all CBT models.

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'Loved the course... I want more'

10 out of 10 participants said they would recommend this training to their colleagues!

Intro to CBT for AOD workers

21 August 2018

It’s more than just A-B-Cs! Understand the ‘why’ and the ‘how’ of CBT in this interactive introduction to the transdiagnostic application of CBT in AOD practice. This foundation workshop offers a practical introduction to the core practice skills in AOD treatment. This workshop is for those new to CBT and those wanting to brush up on their core CBT skills.

Cost: Earlybird (before 7 August): $350 | Standard: $450

Location: Melbourne

Integrating MI and CBT

22 August 2018

Find out how to effectively blend the two core interventions in AOD treatment to achieve better client outcomes. This practice based workshop shows you how and when to utilise MI and CBT seamlessly throughout treatment from assessment to closure. This workshop is for those with some basic knowledge of CBT and MI wanting to refine their practice.

Cost: Earlybird (before 7 August): $350 | Standard: $450 | add to Intro CBT for $210

Location: Melbourne

Intro to DFV for AOD workers

29 May 2018

Do you know how to respond effectively to the estimated 50-90% of people in AOD treatment who have experienced domestic or family violence as an adult or child?

Understand the unique model that applies to the AOD sector, and learn how to raise the issue, reduce harms and respond sensitively within the limits of AOD work.

Cost: Earlybird (before 14 May): $350 | Standard: $450

Location: Melbourne

Advanced DFV responses in AOD

30 May 2018

This workshop is for intermediate and advanced practitioners who can provide counselling interventions for people in AOD treatment who have experienced DFV. Understand the unique context of DFV in AOD treatment, which interventions are effective and how to apply them in practice.

Cost: Earlybird (before 14 May): $350 | Standard: $450 | add to Intro to DFV for $210

Location: Melbourne

Working with families masterclass

19 June 2018

Discover the most effective ways to help families of people who use alcohol and other drugs. This masterclass is for anyone who wants to develop their skills in AOD family practice. You’ll learn how to conceptualise and work with complex family dynamics and take a systems approach to family work.

Cost: Earlybird (before 5 June): $350 | Standard: $450

Face to face ice training for frontline workers

Learn about ice and its effects and the best way to respond to people affected by ice

Registrations now open for 2018

As part of Victoria’s $45.5 million ice action plan ‘Taking action, Stopping ice’ 360Edge is delivering free half day face to face workshops to more than 5000 workers a year across Victoria to build their knowledge and skills to respond safely and effectively to people affected by the drug ice.

Register here for free training for your sector:

  • Alcohol and other drugs
  • Clinical mental health
  • Community mental health
  • Health
  • Dental Health
  • School, VET, university and community learning
  • Housing and homelessness
  • Pharmacy
  • Transport
  • Welfare


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This training is funded by

Responding to ice

With concern about methamphetamine related problems on the rise, the alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania with the Tasmanian Government invited 360Edge to facilitate two major workshops in Devonport and Hobart for alcohol and drug workers, mental health, health and frontline workers such as ambulance, police and medical practitioners.

Over 400 people expressed interest for 250 places at the workshops.

Feedback from the day:
“Clear and comprehensive presentation delivered at a level for all to understand”
“Great balance between theoretical and practical”
“I learnt so much! It was awesome!”
“Brilliant workshop!"
“I would definitely come again to other workshops presented by Nicole and Linda”