George Patriki provides both live and online training & development for the health care, welfare and social service industries on the Gold Coast and throughout Australia…
Dates for next training are listed further below.
Cost of Dual Diagnosis Training is reduced from $290 to $145 (50% off) .
To register and pay for the live training below,
please click on the last page of this website called, ‘CONTACT US“.
Download Dual Diagnosis Training Brochure from
Advanced Drug & Alcohol Training and Workshops in Substance Abuse and Mental Health.
This training is also tax deductible as a work related expense and enables people
to maintain professional development and upskilling.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Interventions
SAMHI Chemically Speaking Two (2 hr Brief Intervention)
Hi, thank you for your interest in our 2 hour SAMHI Chemically Speaking Two (Brief Intervention) training program.
This course costs $75 on the Udemy.com platform, however people may receive a 40% discount from us by using our token below to purchase the course for only $45 for a limited time.
This program is an introduction and an ideal platform for the comprehensive Dual Diagnosis 2 day (12 hour) advanced SAMHI (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Intervention) Training designed for front line workers that will be released during 2017. This is outlined below.
This program will help you develop the skills to deliver brief and early interventions to people struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues. This is part of our wider Community Development Response to ICE & Other Drugs as explained on our other website here;
This program will also help you to learn how to run family support groups. We run weekly live family support groups, as well as a weekly online family support group that you can join. You can read more about it here;
Chemically Speaking Two is the 2017 upgrade to the original Chemically Speaking produced in 1999 and now provides training in:
1.Substance Abuse & Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis)
2.Integrative Holistic Model
3.Needs & Underlying Issues that drive addictions
4.Grief Cycle & Anger
5.Drink & Drug Driving
6.Cycle of Addiction
- Stimulants (Speed, Ice, Ecstasy, Cocaine)
8.Stages of Change
9.Costs vs Benefits – doing a brief intervention.
10.Tripod of Support for the drug user to help them move forward & stay safe.
Dates for live training in Substance Abuse & Mental Health Interventions, (also known as Dual Diagnosis or Comorbidity), is listed at the bottom of this page.
Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) & Recognition of Current Competencies (RCC) to apply for a workplace assessment to obtain qualifications in:
- Certificate IV – Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD)
- Diploma – Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD)
- Diploma – Mental Health
- Diploma – Counselling