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"AOD Crash Course" - One Day Introduction to AOD

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'Biala' City Community Health Centre

4th Floor

270 Roma Street

Brisbane, QLD 4000

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This introductory workshop is designed for new and/or non-specialist workers who want to develop a better understanding of how psychoactive drugs work alongside a basic knowledge and skillset in how to support people who may be experiencing problematic substance use.

Topics covered include:

  • history of substance use
  • statistics, prevalence and rates of use
  • foundational theories and concepts
  • aims and objectives of AOD treatment
  • language, stigma and discrimination
  • basic assessment and brief intervention
  • basic principles of harm reduction
  • personal safety, managing boundaries and maintaining self care
  • making great referrals - where to go for more help

Presenters: Jeff Buckley and Damien Martin

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'Biala' City Community Health Centre

4th Floor

270 Roma Street

Brisbane, QLD 4000

Australia

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