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Turning Point, Eastern Health

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Everyday practical recommendations and strategies for working with cognitively impaired AOD clients, workshop #05

Half day workshop, Wednesday 18th July, 9:00am - 12:30pm

Working with cognitively impaired clients can be a significant challenge, particularly when access to assessment services and resources are limited. Cognitive difficulties may arise from a range of aetiologies including acquired brain injury, mental health, substance use, or neurodevelopmental weaknesses and can have a significant impact on treatment outcomes and recovery.

This half day workshop will provide practical and realistic strategies for working with clients who present with, or have complaints, of cognitive difficulties. In particular, this workshop will cover two main themes:

  • Cognitive functioning, substance use and key indicators of impairment

  • Implementing recommendations to address cognitive changes including compensatory strategies, lifestyle factors and goal setting.

Presenters: Dr James Gooden and Dr Catherine Cox.

Dr James Gooden is a Clinical Neuropsychologist based at the Turning Point neuropsychology service in Richmond, Victoria, which provides specialised neuropsychological assessments and associated recommendations and strategies to clients from the AOD sector. James has a strong interest in the AOD, brain injury and adult neuropsychology fields with his research published in journals such as the Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, Neuropsychological Rehabilitation and Australian Journal of Occupational Therapy. James has presented at both national and international conferences.

Dr Catherine Cox is a Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist at Turning Point with extensive experience in paediatric and adult neuropsychology fields. Catherine has been involved in a range of research projects over her career including international multi-centre drug trials, and facilitating student research within the healthcare setting. Catherine has presented her clinical and research work at both national and international conferences.

Who should register? This half day workshop is designed for AOD clinicians, counsellors, support workers and allied health professionals.

Cost: $110 (payable by credit card only).

Lunch is not provided on the day, however tea and coffee will be available throughout the workshop.

Getting to Turning Point:

Turning Point is located at 110 Church Street, on the corner of Church Street and Tweedie Place. Entrance is via the front of the building, to the right of the Skoda car dealership. Please take the lift to the first floor and visit reception.

Public transport:

  • Tram 78 on Church Street
  • Tram 109 on Victoria Parade (about a 5 min walk to 110 Church Street)
  • Tram 75 on Bridge Rd (about a 7 min walk to 110 Church Street)

Car parking:

There is very limited 2 hour street parking available in the area. All day parking is available in:

  1. Shelley Street, Richmond (between Butler and Elizabeth Streets) -about 1km walk to Church St (about $10/day).
  2. Coles Richmond Plaza (actual address is 261 Bridge Rd, entry is by Cameron St, off Church St) https://www.interpark.com.au/parkings/coles-richmond-plaza-car-park/ (about $16/day). About an 8 minute walk or catch the No 78 tram from corner of Bridge Rd/Church St (stop 61). Alight at Tweedie Pl/Church St (Stop 63). NB: Stop 63 is also the stop for the Melbourne Clinic -we are on the same side of Church Street as Melbourne Clinic across Tweedie Place.
  3. 459 Church Street, Richmond http://www.carepark.com.au/find-a-care-park/459- church-street-richmond/ (about $16/day). About a 20 min walk or catch the No 78 tram which leaves from stop 55 (Adelaide St). Alight at Tweedie Pl/Church Street (Stop 63).

Cancellation policy: If your circumstances change and you no longer can attend this event after you have registered please email training@turningpoint.org.au no later than one (1) week prior to the event to cancel and/or be issued with a full refund. A refund will not be issued if notification has not been received within this time frame and you will be required to pay for the event.

Enquiries: Marion Brophy 8413 8413 or marionb@turningpoint.org.au

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