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Quest Wodonga

46 Reid Street

Wodonga, VIC 3690

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Dual Diagnosis Essentials

Presenter: Gary Croton

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This two-day training aims to develop a skilled workforce that is better equipped to support people who experience co-occurring metnal health and substance misuse issues (Dual Diagnosis).

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The training will introduce participants to the key principles of dual diagnosis; recognition, knowledge and practice tools.

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Gary Croton is a Mental Health/AOD Nurse who has worked in a dual diagnosis capacity building role since 1998. In 2004 he received a Victorian Travelling Fellowship to investigate integrated treatment of mental health-substance use in the UK, USA & NZ. Gary is responsible for a range of dual diagnosis-related publications including a widely-used, suite of tools for services and workers to assess and develop their capabilities in responding to people with mental health-substance use.In 2008 Gary received the Victorian State Nursing Excellence Award for Mental Health and Drugs Nursing. Gary is a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers (MINT).

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