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Professional development in alcohol and other drugs

360Edge is a lead provider of professional development for alcohol and other drugs specialists, as well as other health, welfare, and education frontline workers who work with people who use alcohol and other drugs.

Click here for our 2021 calendar

Get all your professional development needs from anywhere in the world with our online and in-person workshops.

Due to the overwhelming success and great reviews of our interactive online workshops throughout 2020, we have expanded our workshop topics to bring the latest and most relevant training directly to you.

If you have any questions about any of our workshops, ask us anything at training@360edge.com.au or 1300 988 184

 

Not sure where to start?

We have developed a suggested workshop series for new, intermediate, and advanced practitioners to assist you in developing the core skills you need at the right level for you.

 

Tailored workforce development for your organisation

If you are looking for tailored workshops, supervision or training needs analyses and workforce policy advice for your organisation or sector, we would love to chat.

All of our introductory workshops are scaleable so that your organisation can receive the most appropriate training for you, or alternatively, our clinical experts can tailor something just for you to meet your specific needs.

360Edge is a leading alcohol and other drug consultant

Here's what's coming up in 2021

JULY
Breaking the ice (online), 15 July
Learn how to adapt current best practice treatments to achieve better client outcomes with people who use methamphetamine

Emotion regulation skills for alcohol and other drug workers (online), 28 July NEW!
Help your clients, recognise and self-regulate strong emotions

 

AUGUST
Negotiating roadblocks in therapy (online), 4 August NEW! 
Learn how to identify and resolve roadblocks to ensure best possible outcomes in therapy

Motivational interviewing masterclass (online), 25 and 26 August
Level up your motivational interviewing skills

 

SEPTEMBER
Trauma masterclass (online), 15 and 16 September NEW!
Gain advanced skills in responding to trauma with effective, evidence-based approaches

 

OCTOBER
Good night, sleep tight (online), 14 October NEW!
Manage sleep problems to improve your clients’ quality of life and treatment outcomes

Working with families with domestic and family violence (online), 21 October NEW!
Step up your clinical practice in working with families with alcohol and other drug and DFV issues

 

NOVEMBER
Cognitive behaviour therapy masterclass (face to face), 9-12 November
Level up your practice with our acclaimed 4-day self-practice/self-reflection masterclass in CBT

The art of thriving at work (online), 25 November NEW! 
Had an exhausting year? Join us to recalibrate for the year ahead

 

DECEMBER
Working with families advanced 2-day masterclass (online), 8 and 9 December NEW!
Learn key ideas from family therapy, motivational interviewing and CBT on how to work more effectively with families and carers of people who use alcohol and other drugs

Help! I've been subpoenaed: Prepare for court

AN INTERACTIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP!

17 June 2021 

9am – 4:30pm

Gain confidence and reduce anxiety about appearing in court with our one-day interactive online workshop

Nearly 50% of alcohol and other drug workers have had their case notes subpoenaed. Are yours court-ready?

Write great case notes and feel confident giving evidence in court with this practical case note and court preparation training.

Join our clinical expert Paula Ross and legal eagle Jarryd Bartle for this practical workshop specially designed to get you and your case notes ready for court. Gain confidence and reduce anxiety about appearing in court.

What you will learn

  • Discover how to write great case notes that are both clinically relevant and legally sound
  • Understand the different types of courts and how they operate
  • Find out how you should respond to a subpoena
  • Understand the different reports for different courts
  • Feel confident to appear in court
  • Develop court presentation skills

Who should attend
This workshop will build new skills for all levels of practitioner

| Earlybird: $295 | Standard: $355 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the earlybird rate)

Facilitators: Jarryd Bartle and Paula Ross

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

The art of thriving at work

NEW!

AN INTERACTIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP!

25 November 2021

9am – 4:30pm

Come be a part of this learning experience in understanding how to thrive in the AOD work environment

Alcohol and other drug work can be challenging with a high rate of burnout and secondary trauma among practitioners.

In this workshop, learn what it takes to not just survive but thrive at work. Relax, recharge and revive to ensure you are at your best for your clients

Learning outcomes

  • Recognise and respond to the impacts of working with complex and at-risk clients.
  • Understand the difference between burnout, compassion fatigue and vicarious trauma.
  • Recognise yours and your colleagues warning signs and challenging client presentations.
  • Build your own toolkit of practitioner specific resilience enhancing strategies.
  • Enhance your self-care skills and know when to debrief and access further support.
  • Build self-regulation skills.

| Early bird: $295 | Standard: $355 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Facilitator: Paula Ross

New Zealand AOD workers can pay in $NZD by emailing training@360edge.com.au 

Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

The brain workshop

NEW!

An interactive online

Register your interest in an upcoming event for 2021

9am – 4:30pm

Better understand the brain, the impact of drugs, and how it affects treatment. Learn how to adapt your approach to improve client outcomes.

Up to 70% of people in alcohol and other drug treatment have significant cognitive impairment related to drug use, lifestyle or other factors. In this workshop, learn about the parts of the brain that can be affected by drug use and the impact on functioning.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand cognitive impairment related to alcohol and other drug use
  • Gain skills in assessment of impairment of cognition and daily functioning
  • Learn how to adapt treatment to take account of cognitive impairments

| Earlybird: $295 | Standard: $355 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Please contact us at training@360edge.com.au

Facilitator: Richard Cash

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

Breaking the ice: Tailoring treatment for people who use methamphetamine

NEW!

AN INTERACTIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP!

15 July 2021

9am – 4:30pm

Take your worries away when working with people having methamphetamine-related problems 

Find out how to adapt cognitive behavior therapy and motivational interviewing interventions for people who use methamphetamine in specialist alcohol and other drug treatment.

Participants will learn how to best respond to methamphetamine use, best-practice treatment for methamphetamine dependence, and common co-occurring issues amongst people who use ‘ice’.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the effects of ice
  • Find out how to work safely to protect yourself and others
  • Learn how to respond to people using ice
  • Understand how to best adapt your practice for people using ice
  • Discover what works in treatment for methamphetamine dependence

| Earlybird: $295 | Standard: $355 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Facilitator: Paula Ross

New Zealand AOD workers can pay in $NZD by emailing training@360edge.com.au 

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

The how and why of motivational interviewing

An online interactive workshop!

29 April 2021

9am – 4:30pm

Advance your core motivational interviewing skills and gain a deeper understanding of the spirit and philosophy of motivational interviewing in this interactive online workshop. We use demonstrations, clinical anecdotes and practice so you walk away with real skills you can apply immediately.

Learning outcomes

  • Find out what really motivates people to change so you know exactly what to target in treatment
  • Understand motivational interviewing theory and processes so you have a solid framework to work from
  • Build and strengthen your core motivational interviewing skills and strategies so you know how to adapt it to any situation
  • “…it’s really hard to find good post grad level education, and 360edge has always been great.  However, this MI workshop completely blew everything else out of the water. Paula was great and the subject was delivered perfectly.”
    – Brenda Jones, CNC AOD, WA

| Earlybird: $295 | Standard: $355 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Facilitator: Paula Ross 

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

Trauma informed care

An online interactive workshop

Now taking registrations for future events in 2021

Does your work with clients need to be more trauma-informed?

This one-day foundation workshop addresses working with clients in a trauma-informed way. This includes understanding trauma and its impacts, identifying signs and symptoms of trauma and conducting trauma screening.

Learning outcomes

  • Essential reflective practice skills and practical response strategies
  • Best-practice in developing a trauma-informed service
  • Strategies for maintaining boundaries and worker well-being

| Earlybird: $295 | Standard: $355 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the Earlybird rate)

Facilitator: Richard Cash

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

Emotion regulation: Skills for managing client distress

NEW!

AN INTERACTIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP!

28 July 2021

9am – 4:30pm AEST

Be equipped with core skills to assist your clients in managing their emotions! 

We all have strong emotions from time to time, and being able to recognise and self-regulate emotions is a skill that is learned. This workshop you will gain skills to assist your clients to better manage their emotions.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand how lifestyle factors can impact a person’s ability to regulate emotions
  • Understand how emotions work and how they interact with thoughts and behaviours
  • Learn how to help clients identify triggers to strong emotions and respond effectively
  • Learn key emotion regulation skills and how to integrate them into your practice

| Earlybird: $295 | Standard: $355 |
(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Facilitator: Richard Cash

New Zealand AOD workers can pay in $NZD by emailing training@360edge.com.au 

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

Navigating complexity in alcohol and other drug settings

A TWO-DAY INTERACTIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP!

23 and 24 June 2021

9am – 4:30pm AEST both days

Discover new training methods based on the most up to date evidence-based information on working with complexity in the alcohol and other drug settings

Through this two-day interactive online workshop, alcohol and drug workers will be assisted with the best response to comorbid alcohol and other drug and mental health conditions.

Participants will learn how to adapt and expand on their existing skills to assist clients to manage their mental health symptoms whilst participating in alcohol and other drug treatment. This training will explore what you need to know about high prevalence mental health conditions and what works. Participants will deepen their understanding of comorbidity and build knowledge, confidence, and skill in responding effectively.

Learning outcomes

  • Recognize common mental health symptoms in the context of alcohol and other drug treatment
  • Develop a thorough integrated assessment and case formulation to guide your practice
  • Understand how to apply a range of alcohol and other drug treatment skills to working with clients with co-occurring issues
  • Learn how to respond therapeutically and effectively within the bounds of the alcohol and other drug treatment setting

| Earlybird: $495 | Standard: $655 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Facilitator: Paula Ross

New Zealand AOD workers can pay in $NZD by emailing training@360edge.com.au 

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

Understanding CBT for alcohol and other drug workers

An interactive online workshop! 

Register your interest for a future workshop in 2021!

This workshop offers a practical introduction to core practice skills in alcohol and other drug treatment. It is suitable for practitioners new to CBT, new to AOD or those wanting to enhance their core CBT skills. Participants will improve their understanding of CBT theory and practice and will learn a core CBT framework that will deepen their understanding and enable them to tailor strategies and treatment for different client presentations.

This workshop combines with Integrating Motivational Interviewing and CBT to further enhance skill development.

Learning outcomes

  • Build and strengthen core clinical skills in behavioural and cognitive therapies
  • Improve understanding of CBT theory and practice
  • Increase knowledge and practice of AOD specific CBT assessment
  • Increase knowledge and practice of key AOD specific behavioural interventions
  • Increase knowledge and practice of key AOD specific cognitive interventions

“Amazing training. Best CBT training I have attended. Facilitators were fantastic and really knew their stuff!”

(Participant 2018)

| Earlybird: $295 | Standard: $355 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Attend both CBT for AOD and Integrating MI and CBT and for just $435!

Please contact us at training@360edge.com.au

Facilitator: Paula Ross

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

Negotiating roadblocks in therapy

NEW!

AN INTERACTIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP!

4 August 2021

9am – 4:30pm

Interested in increasing the effectiveness of therapy by identifying and resolving therapeutic roadblocks?

Therapeutic impasses can be frustrating and difficult to resolve. They can also impact the effectiveness of therapy. In this workshop, you will learn how to identify and resolve roadblocks to ensure therapy is most effective.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand client and therapist behaviours that interfere with therapy
  • Learn how to identify and resolve roadblocks in treatment
  • Find out how to turn an impasse into a learning opportunity for you and your client

| Early bird: $295 | Standard: $355 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Facilitator: Richard Cash

New Zealand AOD workers can pay in $NZD by emailing training@360edge.com.au 

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link

Motivational interviewing masterclass

A TWO-DAY INTERACTIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP!

25 and 26 August 2021

9am – 4:30pm AEST both days

Join one of Australia’s most experienced alcohol and other drug trainers in this two-day motivational interviewing masterclass for clinicians who want to build and strengthen their core motivational interviewing skills.

Participants will take their MI skills to the next level and will utilise self-reflection and practice to learn advanced skills in applying motivational interviewing to assessment, interventions and responding to therapeutic challenges.

Learning outcomes

  • Deepen understanding of the MI approach
  • Develop skills in self-reflection and self-practice as a way of maximising experiential learning of MI
  • Understand a model that integrates factors for change and values
  • Develop advanced MI oriented listening and questioning skills
  • Improve understanding of client ambivalence and improve responses to ambivalence
  • Develop high-level skills in eliciting factors leading to change

| Early bird: $495 | Standard: $655 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Facilitator: Paula Ross

New Zealand AOD workers can pay in $NZD by emailing training@360edge.com.au 

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

Responding to trauma in alcohol and other drugs

New!

An interactive online workshop!

13 May 2021

9am – 4:30pm

Deepen your understanding of trauma and gain real skills in managing trauma related symptoms in AOD settings

Do you want to add more skills to your work with clients who have experienced trauma?
This one day workshop provides participants with a practical, skills-based approach to responding sensitively and effectively to clients with co-occurring trauma and alcohol and other drug support needs.

Building on trauma-informed approaches, Dr Richard Cash, 360Edge’s trauma expert will equip participants with practical skills to recognise the biopsychosocial impacts of trauma, integrate recovery-oriented interventions into their alcohol and other drug work, and attend to their own self-care.

Learning outcomes

  • Deepen your knowledge of the biopsychosocial impacts of trauma and better recognise the relationships between trauma and alcohol and other drugs
  • Apply a model for responding to trauma to the specific context of alcohol and other drug treatment
  • Increase your range of sensitive responses to trauma disclosure
  • Understand how to integrate trauma into screening and assessment
  • Develop detailed case conceptualisation and treatment planning for clients with co-occurring alcohol and other drug and trauma
  • Integrate trauma informed interventions and supports into your alcohol and other drug work
  • Describe the evidence-based specialist trauma interventions, including how and when to refer

| Earlybird: $295 | Standard: $355 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Facilitator: Dr. Richard Cash

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

Exploring the place of AOD services in the mental health system

On 3 March 2021, 360Edge hosted a webinar on “Exploring the place of AOD services in the mental health system” based on our report by the same name and with speakers including:

  • Professor Nicole Lee, CEO at 360Edge and Adjunct Professor at NDRI.
  • Professor Steve Allsop, Professor at the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University.
  • Jennifer Duncan, CEO at The National Peak Australian Alcohol and other Drugs Council.
  • Frances Cook Director at Vision 2030, National Mental Health Commission.

Who are we?

360Edge is a specialist AOD consultancy.

We can assist with service evaluation, workforce training, program design and tender writing.

We also have a number of upcoming workshops you may interested in:

Still got questions about one of our workshops? We’d love to hear from you at training@360edge.com.au or 1300 988 184

Looking for tailored workshops and training for your organisation or sector?

All of our introductory workshops are scaleable so that your organisation can receive the most appropriate training for you, or alternatively, our clinical experts can tailor something just for you to meet your specific needs.

Get in touch at 1300 988 184 or training@360edge.com.au and someone from the fabulous 360Edge training team will be happy to help.

Not sure which workshop is right for you?

Build a solid foundation for your work

For new and intermediate practitioners

We have developed a Foundation Series tailored to provide you with a firm foundation for your career:

And as an added bonus, save 15% when you bundle these or other workshops together!

Get in touch on 1300 988 184 or training@360edge.com.au if you want to talk about creating a sequence tailored just for you.

 

Enhance your therapeutic skills

For intermediate and advanced practitioners

Our Therapeutic Series will help you refine your clinical skills:

And as an added bonus, save 15% when you bundle these or other workshops together!

Get in touch on 1300 988 184 or training@360edge.com.au if you want to talk about creating a sequence tailored just for you.

Add to your specialist skills set

For intermediate and advanced practitioners

We have a tailored Specialist Series focusing on working with families, responding to trauma and preparing for court:

And as an added bonus, save 15% when you bundle these or other workshops together!

Get in touch on 1300 988 184 or training@360edge.com.au if you want to talk about creating a sequence tailored just for you.

Take the next step in your career

For advanced practitioners

If you are an experienced clinician ready to impart your skills in mentoring and supervising others, our Advanced Clinician Series is for you:

And as an added bonus, save 15% when you bundle these or other workshops together!

Get in touch on 1300 988 184 or training@360edge.com.au if you want to talk about creating a sequence tailored just for you.

Health professionals love our training!

“I really value 360Edge’s contribution to the AOD sector… you are helping to address a significant training gap in our sector”

Our professional development workshops are evidence-based and continuously evaluated to ensure we are meeting the needs of the sector. The following evaluations were undertaken for our 2021 workshops:

“Doing this course is one of my greatest achievements for the year!”

(Participant, The How and Why of MI)

“One of the best training events I have attended in quite some time”

(Participant, Help! I’ve Been Subpoenaed)

Superskills for supervisors

An interactive online workshop!

Register your interest in a future workshop

9am – 4:30pm

We all know that the key to practice improvement is great supervision but wondering how do you achieve this?

Through this one day interactive online workshop, build your own leadership skills and contribute to the next generation of practitioners.

Are you a supervisor in the alcohol and other drug sector or want to become one? Have you found yourself supervising others with no training on how to do supervision effectively?  If you are ready for your next professional challenge, Paula Ross will guide you through this one day workshop so you walk away with confidence.

Learning outcomes 

  • Increase knowledge of relevant models of supervision
  • Increase knowledge of supervisor rights and responsibilities
  • Identify and improve core supervisory skills, including developing and implementing supervision contracts and plans, assessing supervisee development needs, and navigating challenges and roadblocks
  • Identify and improve core supervisory relationship skills, including listening, questioning, guiding, and giving and receiving feedback
  • Introduce self-reflection and self-practice as a way of improving supervisory skills

| Earlybird: $295 | Standard: $355 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Please contact us at training@360edge.com.au.

Facilitator: Paula Ross

Working with families in alcohol and other drug settings

AN INTERACTIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP!

Register here to be notified for further workshops in 2021

This workshop is designed for any practitioners who want to work more effectively with families and carers of people who use alcohol and other drugs, whether the person using drugs is in treatment or not.

The workshop focuses on the impact of alcohol and other drugs on families and models of responding with a focus on the Orford and Velleman 5-step model. Participants will increase their understanding of responses and interventions, including how to engage families and how to choose and use different response options to support families.

Blending strategies from families work and alcohol and other drug treatment, including key ideas from family therapy, motivational interviewing and cognitive behaviour therapy will be explored. In addition, issues that alcohol and other drug workers often find challenging when working with families, including confidentiality and consent, workplace issues, and self-care will also be addressed.

Learnings outcomes 

  • Understand models of family functioning and how that affects treatment
  • Describe the 5-step model for working with families and how to use it in practice
  • Establish a collaboration and utilise it to improve outcomes for people in treatment and their families
  • Know how to utilise families’ wisdom and coping to achieve improved outcomes
  • Implement effective responses to the challenges of working with families, for example, conflict, confidentiality, and consent

| Earlybird $295  |  Standard $355 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Please contact us at training@360edge.com.au.

Facilitator: Paula Ross

Integrating motivational interviewing with cognitive behaviour therapy

An interactive online workshop! 

Register your interest in a future workshop!

9am – 4:30pm

In this workshop participants will learn how to effectively blend motivational interviewing and CBT to achieve better client outcomes. Participants will understand the similarities and differences in the two approaches and discover how to move seamlessly between these core approaches in alcohol and other drug treatment. This workshop combines with CBT for AOD to further enhance skill development.

Learning outcomes

  • Increase understanding of how motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioural therapy fit together
  • Increase understanding of change and motivation to change
  • Increase knowledge and practice of preparing for cognitive behavioural therapy using motivational interviewing
  • Increase knowledge and practice of using motivational interviewing to enhance the application of cognitive behavioural therapy

“Loved how knowledgeable the trainers were and the real-life anecdotes they shared” (Participant, 2018)

“A fantastic refresher for those more experienced and also for beginners. I’ve certainly gained more knowledge and can’t wait to practice my skills” (Participant, 2018)

| Earlybird: $295 | Standard: $355 |

(Attend both Understanding CBT for alcohol and other drug workers and Integrating MI and CBT and for just $435!)

Facilitator: Paula Ross

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

Exploring the place of AOD services in the mental health system

360Edge will be hosting an online panel discussion on 3 March from 1pm to 2pm about improving the relationship between alcohol and other drug and mental health services.

Find out what the new thinking on comorbidity is all about at our free webinar with guest speakers including:

  • Professor Nicole Lee, CEO at 360Edge and Adjunct Professor at NDRI.
  • Professor Steve Allsop, Professor at the National Drug Research Institute, Curtin University.
  • Jennifer Duncan, CEO at The National Peak Australian Alcohol and other Drugs Council.
  • Frances Cook Director at Vision 2030, National Mental Health Commission.

Beyond the tip of the iceberg: A practitioners' guide to ice

BY NICOLE LEE, LINDA JENNER, PAULA ROSS  

Methamphetamine, including speed and ice, elevates aggression and psychosis. Once dependent, it can be  long and challenging for people who use methamphetamine to reduce or stop. This book explains why and what we can do in a range of primary and tertiary health contexts to reduce harms and improve outcomes.

$10.00 (free postage in Australia)

Trauma masterclass

A TWO DAY INTERACTIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP!

15 and 16 September 2021

9am – 4:30pm AEST both days

Do you require advanced training in effectively responding to trauma? 

Join 360Edge’s trauma specialist, Dr Richard Cash, in this 2-day trauma masterclass for clinicians who want to learn and develop best-practice trauma-informed care.

Learning outcomes

  • Deepen your knowledge of the biopsychosocial impacts of trauma and better recognise the relationships between trauma and alcohol and other drugs
  • Apply a model for responding to trauma to the specific context of alcohol and other drug treatment
  • Increase your range of sensitive responses to trauma disclosure
  • Understand how to integrate trauma into screening and assessment
  • Develop detailed case conceptualisation and treatment planning for clients with co-occurring alcohol and other drug and trauma
  • Integrate trauma-informed interventions and supports into your alcohol and other drug work

| Early bird: $495 | Standard: $655 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Facilitator: Richard Cash

New Zealand AOD workers can pay in $NZD by emailing training@360edge.com.au 

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

Working with families with domestic and family violence

NEW!

AN INTERACTIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP!

21 October 2021

9am – 4:30pm

Gain advanced clinical practice skills in working with families within the context of domestic and family violence! 

In Victoria, DFV training is focused on building the capacity of the sector to be able to respond to their responsibilities to the new family violence information sharing scheme (FVISS) and to be able to screen and assess for family violence using the multi-agency risk assessment and management framework (MARAM).

Building on this important baseline, 360Edge is offering this new workshop for organisations and practitioners who desire a higher level of clinical practice training in working with families with alcohol and other drug and domestic family violence issues. This workshop will address issues in family violence and will equip participants with practical skills to respond to domestic family violence in the specific context of AOD treatment.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand the relationship between domestic and family violence and alcohol and other drug issues
  • Learn how to identify and respond to domestic and family violence
  • Be equipped with the skills to apply best practice treatment to clients experiencing domestic and family violence

| Earlybird: $295 | Standard: $355 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Facilitator: Paula Ross

New Zealand AOD workers can pay in $NZD by emailing training@360edge.com.au 

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

Cognitive behaviour therapy masterclass (face to face)

A FACE-TO-FACE MASTERCLASS

9 to 12 November 2021

9 am – 4:30 pm on all days

Level up your practice with our acclaimed 4-day self-practice/self-reflection masterclass in cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)

360Edge’s alcohol and other drugs cognitive behaviour therapy experts, Professor Nicole Lee, past President and Honorary Fellow of the AACBT, and Paula Ross, Counselling Psychologist and clinical expert, present this top-rated four-day workshop.

It has been developed especially for alcohol and other drug workers, particularly those in counselling or case management roles, who want to build and strengthen the core CBT clinical skills that are the foundation for all best practice.

Participants will discover exactly what makes CBT tick, from traditional CBT to newer cognitive therapy models like mindfulness-based therapies and will utilise self-reflection and practice to learn core skills in assessment, case formulation, interventions and responding to the therapeutic challenge.

Learning outcomes

  • Deepen understanding of the CBT approach and different forms of CBT
  • Develop skills in self-reflection and self-practice as a way of maximising experiential learning of CBT
  • Understand a CBT model that provides a framework for effective assessment, formulation, and intervention
  • Improve CBT oriented assessment and formulation skills
  • Improve CBT oriented intervention skills
  • Recognise and respond to therapeutic relationship difficulties within a CBT framework

| Earlybird: $995 | Standard: $1395 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Facilitator: Nicole Lee and Paula Ross

New Zealand AOD workers can pay in $NZD by emailing training@360edge.com.au 

Not ready to book? Register your interest in attending! Sign up here to receive updates for this workshop. Remember you will still need to register on the link below if you want to secure your place.

Working with families advanced masterclass

NEW!

8 and 9 December 2021

9am – 4:30pm AEST both days

A TWO DAY INTERACTIVE ONLINE WORKSHOP!

Deep dive into the 5-step model of family intervention to provide advanced treatment for families when alcohol or other drugs are a factor

Alcohol and other drug workers often find challenging when working with families, including managing the complexities of confidentiality and consent, workplace issues, and self-care.

This masterclass focuses on the impact of alcohol and other drugs on families and models of responding with a focus on the Orford and Velleman 5-step model.

Learn key ideas from family therapy, motivational interviewing and cognitive behaviour therapy on how to work more effectively with families and carers of people who use alcohol and other drugs.

Learning outcomes

  • Understand models of family functioning and how that affects treatment
  • Describe the 5-step model for working with families and how to use it in practice
  • Establish collaboration and utilise it to improve outcomes for people in treatment and their families
  • Know how to utilise families’ wisdom and coping to achieve improved outcomes
  • Implement effective responses to the challenges of working with families, for example, conflict, confidentiality, and consent

Early bird: $495 | Standard: $655 |

(Book 5 or more spaces for your team and save an additional 10% off the early bird rate)

Facilitator: Paula Ross

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4-day intensive CBT Course for AOD professionals - Masterclass

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This is one of our most popular and highest rated workshops!

Join our CBT experts Professor Nicole Lee, Past President and Fellow of the AACBT, and Paula Ross, Counselling Psychologist and clinical expert, in this top-rated 4-day workshop.

This course has been developed especially for alcohol and other drug workers, particularly those in counselling or case management roles, 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, such as:

  • 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 on understanding and experiencing the drivers of change in CBT that underlie all CBT models.

Learning outcomes

  • Deepen understanding of the CBT approach and different forms of CBT
  • Develop skills in self-reflection and self-practice as a way of maximising experiential learning of CBT
  • Understand a CBT model that provides a framework for effective assessment, formulation, and intervention
  • Improve CBT oriented assessment and formulation skills
  • Improve CBT oriented intervention skills
  • Recognise and respond to therapeutic relationship difficulties within a CBT framework

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