Dual Diagnosis Training;
in Substance Abuse and Mental Health
For General Practitioners (RACGP)
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 to 116 countries around the world.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Interventions Training in Dual Diagnosis for General practitioners:
This CPD Approved Education Activity is available LIVE over 2 days in various locations as listed on the bottom of the events page. This training has now been reduced from $1590 (ex GST) to $795 (ex GST) (50% off) during the 2023- 2025 triennium and will continue to be delivered on the Gold Coast and other locations as requested.
If people are unable to attend the live options, (either face to face or webinar), they are welcome to undertake the 24/7 ONLINE OPTION that is outlined here; www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/dual-diagnosis-training-for-professional-development and receive their CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Approved Activity points by completing the worksheet and emailing it back at the end of the training. This online option is self paced and available for half price, at the reduced rate of $214.50 and people can register from the contact page here; www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/contact-us.
The Dual Diagnosis Consultant delivering the training, has over 7 years lived experience as an ex-addict himself and spent over 10 years accessing various treatment and recovery programs to work through the underlying issues. Since then, he has 29 years of clinical experience as a therapist and 22 years as an educator to Government and Non-Government organisations in Australia and in 116 countries worldwide.
Dual Diagnosis Training Intro video
This Dual Diagnosis Training Intro video introduces the 2 day advanced training that explains Substance Abuse, (with Alcohol & Other Drugs), as well as Mental Health Issues. This training will equip general practitioners to be able to deliver brief & early interventions to patients struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues, as well as advanced psychotherapeutic skills.
2 days advanced Substance Abuse & Mental Health Interventions CPD Approved Activity, covers these 6 modules;
This training has RACGP approval for 12.5 CPD education activity points.
Please express your interest on the contact page below.
- Cycle of Addiction
- Drink & Drug Driving
- Stimulants (Speed, Ice, Ecstasy, Cocaine)
- Inhalants (volatile substances)
- Dealing with at risk people
- Dual Diagnosis
- Integrative Holistic Model
- Needs & Underlying Issues that drive addictions
Module 3. Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health
- Orthomolecular Science, Functional Medicine & Optimal Health
Module 4. Neuropharmacology & Neurophysiology (Brian Works)
- Psychosis vs Dissociation
Module 5. Trauma model & Keys to Treatment
- Memory formation
- Locus of control shift
- Guilt vs Shame
- Anger, Rage & Forgiveness
- Dealing with ambivalence
Module 6. Brief & Early Intervention and Tripod of Support
- Stages of Change
- Costs vs Benefits – doing a brief intervention
If people want a statement of attendance and qualify for 12.5 CPD Approved Education Activity points in (Continuing Professional Development) with RACGP, they need to complete the full 2 days (15 hours) of intensive training live (or online), covering all of the current evidence based, best practice in the Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD) and Mental Health industry from an integrated, holistic framework.
This live and online training meets all of the criteria for evidence base, best practice and is available for Continuing Professional Development Points with all of the peak bodies in Australia and most countries, including the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW), as well as these peak bodies;
Substance Abuse & Mental Health
For General Practitioners (RACGP)
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Account: 1054 1105
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