Dual Diagnosis Training;
in Addiction, 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 124 countries around the world.

NEW:
Addiction, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Interventions Training in Dual Diagnosis for General practitioners:

This CPD Education Activity is approved for LIVE and ONLINE to General Practitioners and professionals in the social service industry in various locations as listed on the bottom of the events page. 

If people are unable to attend the live options, they are welcome to undertake the 24/7 ONLINE OPTION that is discounted and outlined here; www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/dual-diagnosis-training-for-professional-development and receive their CPD (Continuing Professional Development) Education Activity hours by completing the worksheet and emailing it back at the end of the training. This online option is self-paced with lifetime access 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.

When you have completed the course, please email me the statement from the learning platform and your worksheet, so I can send you an official certificate from the Gold Coast Addiction & Treatment Rehab for your professional development education activity hours.

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 30 years of clinical experience as a therapist and 23 years as an educator to Government and Non-Government organisations in Australia and in 124 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.

Advanced Addiction, Substance Abuse & Mental Health Interventions CPD Education Activity, covers these 6 modules;

This training is approved with RACGP for 15 CPD education activity hours. 

Please express your interest on the contact page below.

Day 1

Module 1. Drugs & Effects
  • Cycle of Addiction
  • Alcohol
  • Drink & Drug Driving
  • Tobacco
  • Cannabis
  • Stimulants (Speed, Ice, Ecstasy, Cocaine)
  • Inhalants (volatile substances)
  • Dealing with at risk people
Module 2. Addictions & Mental Health
  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Integrative Holistic Model
  • Needs & Underlying Issues that drive addictions

Day 2

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

  • 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 15 CPD Approved Education Activity hours 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.

When you have completed the course, please email me the statement from the learning platform and your worksheet, so I can send you an official certificate from the Gold Coast Addiction & Treatment Rehab for your professional development education activity hours.

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;

Addiction, Substance Abuse & Mental Health

For General Practitioners (RACGP)

    Live Events are listed on the bottom of the HOME page

    Please advise below which LIVE course you wish to register your interest in

    Bank transfer to SAMHI Trust:
    BSB: 064480
    Account: 1054 1105

    Or online by credit card through Paypal (Below) for the LIVE options. 3% credit card fee by PayPal is included in prices below.
    Please note that PayPal will automatically add 10% GST on checkout. Include your name:

    If you want to register for the discounted ONLINE option for $214.50 that is self-paced with lifetime access, use the contact page instead; (https://www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/contact-us/).

    This organisation is a CPD Education Provider under the RACGP CPD Program

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