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Event Details - Substance Abuse & Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis Training) ONLINE

Title: Substance Abuse & Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis Training) ONLINE
Type of Activity: Online Event
Objective of Course / Workshop:

This training will equip workers to be able to deliver brief & early interventions to people struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues, as well as advanced psychotherapeutic skills. This is the same as the comprehensive 2 day advanced training that is being delivered live across Australia and explained on website;

www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/

Live training dates are listed on bottom of website.

Course / Workshop Outline:

Module 1. Drugs & Effects

  • Cycle of Addiction
  • Alcohol
  • Drink & Drug Driving
  • Tobacco
  • Cannabis
  • Stimulants (Speed, Ice, Ecstasy, Cocaine)
  • Inhalants (volatile substances)

Module 2. Addictions & Mental Health

  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Integrative Holistic Model
  • Needs & Underlying Issues that drive addictions

Module 3. Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health

  • Pharmacotherapies
  • Orthomolecular Science, Functional Medicine & Optimal Health

Module 4. Neuropharmacology & Neurophysiology (Brain Works)

  • Neuroplasticity
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Psychosis vs Dissociation
  • Psychospirituality

Module 5. Trauma model & Keys to Treatment

  • Guilt vs Shame
  • Dealing with ambivalence

Module 6. Brief & Early Intervention and Tripod of Support

  • Stages of Change
  • Costs vs Benefits – doing a brief intervention
OPD points: 10
Course / Workshop content:

Hi, thank you for your interest in our 12 hour S.A.M.H.I. Substance Abuse and Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis) Training program.

This course costs $205 on the Udemy.com platform, however people may receive a 29% discount from us by using our token below to purchase the course for only $145 for a limited time.

 

CLICK HERE:

https://www.udemy.com/samhi-dual-diagnosis-training-integrative-holistic-approach/?couponCode=SAMHIDUALDIAGNOSIS

In June 2018, S.A.M.H.I. launched its 6 module, 12 hour course on Dual Diagnosis Training at www.samhi.online. This training will equip workers to be able to deliver a brief and early interventions to people struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues, as well as advanced psychotherapeutic skills. This is the same as the comprehensive 2 day advanced training that is being delivered live across Australia and explained on our website;

http://www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/training-and-workshops/

This online Dual Diagnosis Training was launched in June 2018 on the Udemy.com online learning platform which have thousands of courses and millions of students worldwide. The reason why S.A.M.H.I has gone online is to expand the coverage of the highly acclaimed, comprehensive 2 day advanced Dual Diagnosis Training designed and presented by George Patriki. George and many of his staff continue to deliver the live training under the banner of Dual Diagnosis (www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/) in conjunction with the online adapted S.A.M.H.I course. We have very specifically and deliberately made this course very affordable at $145. This is half price. Join with us to address the alarming substance abuse and the co-morbid mental health issues that are rising in our communities across Australia and overseas.

Start/End Date: 03/07/2018 to 30/06/2019
Time: 00:00:00 - 00:00:00
Presenter / Provider: George Patriki
Contact Name: George Patriki
Contact Phone: 0408332765
Contact Email: george@dualdiagnosistraining.com.au
Qualifications: Diploma in AOD (Alcohol & Other Drugs) Diploma in Mental Health Diploma in Counselling Diploma in Comorbidity (AOD & Mental Health) Graduate Certificate in Health: Addiction Studies Certificate IV T.A.A. (Training And Assessment) Diploma in Management Diploma in Community Welfare Certificate IV in Community Development Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training
Experience:

George Patriki began reaching out to people with substance abuse issues, soon after exiting the drug culture in 1983. Since 1992, he has developed this commitment into a full time vocation and career as a Dual Diagnosis Consultant on the Gold Coast and throughout Australia.

George has spent countless hours helping thousands of people affected by drug & alcohol issues as well as concurrent mental health.

George is committed to reaching out to people struggling with addictive behaviours, particularly those with severe life controlling problems due to significant trauma. He works in areas of court advocacy, counselling, outreach, running community forums, seminars and recovery groups for drug users (including dual & multiple diagnosis) and their loved ones.

George’s areas of specialty include:

  • Psycho-dynamic & Trauma Model Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Solution Focused Therapy
  • Narrative Therapy
  • Brief and Early Intervention

Qualifications include:

  • Diploma in AOD (Alcohol & Other Drugs)
  • Diploma in Mental Health
  • Diploma in Counselling
  • Diploma in Comorbidity (AOD & Mental Health)
  • Graduate Certificate in Health: Addiction Studies
  • Certificate IV T.A.A. (Training And Assessment)
  • Diploma in Management
  • Diploma in Community Welfare
  • Certificate IV in Community Development
  • Certificate IV in Assessment & Workplace Training

George has Accreditation with Victorian Department of Human Services as a Clinical Drug Assessor.
George conducts basic & advanced training in drug & alcohol and mental health issues and delivers RPL assessment, training & upskilling in Certificate IV and Diploma in Community Services. He also offers clinical supervision for individuals & organisations and lectures in tertiary institutions, government and non-government organisations.

These training programs are part of our broader Community Development Response to ICE & Other Drugs explained on our website (www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/community-development/) that was presented at;

 

  • The Australian & New Zealand Addiction Conference (May 2016)
  • Australian Holistic Healers & Counsellors Association Conference (August 2016)
  • Lifeline Coordinators Conference (September 2016)
  • 12th Biennial Asia Pacific International Mental Health Conference (October 2016)

 

The Community Development Response to ICE & Other Drugs is also listed on the Australian & New Zealand Mental Health Association website;

www.mentalhealthaustralia.org.au/community-development-response-to-ice-other-drugs/

 

The Community Development Response to ICE & Other Drugs will also be presented at the International Conference on Dual Diagnosis and Disorders in Melbourne in November 2018 (www.dualdiagnosis-disorders.neurologyconference.com/).

 

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Website: http://www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/
Parking: Free
Is there disability parking and entry? Yes
Are meals included with this event? No
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Registration URL: www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/
Cost ($): 145
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