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Young People and Drugs - Mackay

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Education Centre (Brampton Room)

Mackay Base Hospital

475 Bridge Road

Mackay, QLD 4740

Australia

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In partnership with Mackay Alcohol & Other Drugs Service, Dovetail will be delivering this full-day workshop targeting practitioners who work directly with young people aged 10 - 25 years in a one-on-one capacity. For example, youth workers, alcohol and drug workers / clinicians, child safety officers, youth justice officers, residential support workers, youth support coordinators, school-based youth health nurses, indigenous health workers, mental health professionals, guidance officers, employment and vocational staff and other similar professionals will likely benefit from the course's content.

The training provides an overview of youth alcohol and other drug (AOD) use including:

  • History, context and background to AOD policy in Australia

  • Stats, figures and current trends in youth AOD use

  • Understanding youth AOD use

  • Risk vs Protective Factors

  • Engagement and Assessment

  • The Transtheoretical Model (Stages of Change)

  • Motivational Interviewing

  • Practical hints, tips and tricks for working with young people with AOD issues.


Facilitators: Dovetail team


Please note: This Workshop will not provide catering.

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Education Centre (Brampton Room)

Mackay Base Hospital

475 Bridge Road

Mackay, QLD 4740

Australia

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