Substance Abuse and Mental Health Interventions

Dates for next LIVE training are listed further below at bottom of webpage.

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George Patriki provides both LIVE and ONLINE training & professional development for the health care, welfare and social service industries on the Gold Coast, throughout Australia and the globe…

Download A4 flyer here for next training listed at the bottom of webpage.

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 here or from

TRAINING & WORKSHOPS page.

Drug Diversions are available live on the Gold Coast and ONLINE 24/7 worldwide.

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If you need private detox or short stay rehab;

click Gold Coast Detox & Rehab Services.

Services include:

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.

If people want a certificate of attendance and also qualify for 12 points (ONLINE) or 15 points (Live) of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) for their professional peak body (APS, ACA, AASW, CPA, PACFA, ACWA etc), they need to complete the full 2 days of intensive training.

 

This advanced training covers all of the current evidence based, best practice in the Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD) and Mental Health from an integrated, holistic framework (see diagram below and in downloadable brochure).

ONLINE Training…

NEW:

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Interventions

S.A.M.H.I. Dual Diagnosis Training (Advanced, 12 Hour, Self Paced)

available ONLINE now at www.samhi.online

Hi, thank you for your interest in our ONLINE, Self Paced, 12 hour S.A.M.H.I. Substance Abuse and Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis) Training program.

This course costs $205 on the Udemy.com platform, however people may receive a 29% discount from us by using our token below to purchase the course for only $145 for a limited time.

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CLICK HERE then choose “Buy Now”:

https://www.udemy.com/samhi-dual-diagnosis-training-integrative-holistic-approach/?couponCode=SAMHIDUALDIAGNOSIS

In June 2018, S.A.M.H.I. launched its 6 module, Self Paced, 12 hour Dual Diagnosis Training as outlined on www.samhi.online. This training will equip workers to be able to deliver brief and early interventions to people struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues, as well as advanced psychotherapeutic skills. This is the same as the comprehensive 2 day advanced training that is being delivered live across Australia and online in 47 countries as explained on our website;

https://www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/training-and-workshops/

This online Dual Diagnosis Training was launched in June 2018 on the Udemy.com online learning platform which provides lifetime login to the training. They have thousands of courses and millions of students worldwide. The reason why S.A.M.H.I has gone online is to expand the coverage of the highly acclaimed, comprehensive 2 day advanced Dual Diagnosis Training designed and presented by George Patriki. George and many of his staff continue to deliver the live training under the banner of Dual Diagnosis (www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au) in conjunction with the online adapted S.A.M.H.I course. We have very specifically and deliberately made this course very affordable at $145. This is half price. Join with us to address the alarming substance abuse and the co-morbid mental health issues that are rising in our communities across Australia and overseas.

Module 1. Drugs & Effects

  • Cycle of Addiction
  • Alcohol
  • Drink & Drug Driving
  • Tobacco
  • Cannabis
  • Stimulants (Speed, Ice, Ecstasy, Cocaine)
  • Inhalants (volatile substances)

Module 2. Addictions & Mental Health

  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Integrative Holistic Model
  • Needs & Underlying Issues that drive addictions

Module 3. Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health

  • Pharmacotherapies
  • Orthomolecular Science, Functional Medicine & Optimal Health

Module 4. Neuropharmacology & Neurophysiology (Brain Works)

  • Neuroplasticity
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Psychosis vs Dissociation
  • Psychospirituality

Module 5. Trauma model & Keys to Treatment

  • Guilt vs Shame
  • Dealing with ambivalence

Module 6. Brief & Early Intervention and Tripod of Support

  • Stages of Change
  • Costs vs Benefits – doing a brief intervention

NEW:

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Interventions

S.A.M.H.I. Chemically Speaking Two (2 hr Brief Intervention)

available ONLINE now at www.samhi.online

Hi, thank you for your interest in our 2 hour S.A.M.H.I. 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. 

Click below and choose “Buy Now”.

www.udemy.com/samhi-chemically-speaking-two-brief-intervention/?couponCode=CHEMICALLYSPEAKING2

This program is an introduction and an ideal platform for the comprehensive 2 day Dual Diagnosis (12 hour) advanced S.A.M.H.I. (Substance Abuse & Mental Health Intervention) Training designed for front line workers that was launched in June 2018. This is outlined further below in the next section.

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;

www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/community-development/

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;
www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/family-support/

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

  • Alcohol
  • Tobacco
  • Cannabis
  • Stimulants (Speed, Ice, Ecstasy, Cocaine)

7. Optimal Health

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.

People use this training as part of their submission to a TAFE for a Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) & Recognition of Current Competencies (RCC) when they 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

Stay tuned – we have big announcements coming soon…

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RESOURCES

Chemically Speaking is a free Brief Intervention drug & alcohol video (produced in 1999) that explains the cycle of addiction, the stages of change and the grief cycle that often predisposes people to use chemicals as a way of coping with these underlying issues.

The 2017 updated Chemically Speaking Two is now available. 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.

www.udemy.com/samhi-chemically-speaking-two-brief-intervention/?couponCode=CHEMICALLYSPEAKING2

Chemically Speaking (1999) can be downloaded free from my Dropbox

Next LIVE Dual Diagnosis Training Dates

To register and pay for the LIVE training below, please click on the last page of this website called, ‘CONTACT US“.

Dual Diagnosis Training – Gold Coast

18 November @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dual Diagnosis Training – Gold Coast

19 November @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dual Diagnosis Training – Gold Coast

02/03/2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dual Diagnosis Training – Gold Coast

03/03/2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dual Diagnosis Training – Gold Coast

13/07/2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dual Diagnosis Training – Gold Coast

14/07/2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Training Testimonials

Hello George, I am posting you the evaluation forms from your session on 4 May. As you will see everyone loved it and you were the star of the training program! I am even inspired to bring the Nov training forward a week so you can still be the last session in the program…Thank you for your excellent session and for sharing your personal experiences. It was greatly appreciated by all of us. Regards Mary
Mary, Principal Training Officer Youth Justice Training Unit. Dept of Communities
George was informative, approachable, friendly and confident in his knowledge. He presented the topic in an interesting way and allowed enough flexibility for our staff members to ask questions when needed.
Shaan, Dpt of Corrective Services (Southern)
Hi George… I am glad for you that you are moving to QLD but say it is going to be our loss. Thanks for everything you have done for us, the staff at Greensborough still talk about you and the presentation you gave and have without exception said that they have never had drugs explained so well and understandable…
Nancie, Senior Corrections Officer Greensborough Community Correctional Services

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