TRAINING AND WORKSHOPS (LIVE & ONLINE)

Advanced Drug & Alcohol Training and Workshops in Substance Abuse and Mental Health.

This website outlines training and resources.

If you need private short stay rehab for substance abuse,

please contact us here (www.dualdiagnosistraining.com.au/contact-us/).

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 counselling 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. Chemically Speaking Two (2 hr Brief Intervention)

available ONLINE now.

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 learning 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.

To register and pay for the ONLINE training,

please click on the last page of this website called, ‘CONTACT US’.

Then choose “Chemically Speaking Two” $45 from drop down menu.

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 the home 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

NEW:

Substance Abuse & Mental Health Interventions

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

available ONLINE now.

Hi, thank you for your interest in our 12 hour SAMHI Substance Abuse and Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis) Training program.

This course costs $205 on the learning 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.

To register and pay for the LIVE or ONLINE training,

please click on the last page of this website called, ‘CONTACT US’.

Then choose “Dual Diagnosis Training” $145 from drop down menu.

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 explained on our website;

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

This online Dual Diagnosis Training was launched in June 2018 on the learning online learning platform which 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

Stay tuned – we have big announcements coming soon…

Chemically Speaking Two (now available online)

Chemically Speaking (1999) is a free Brief Intervention drug & alcohol video on YouTube (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 learning 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.

To register and pay for the ONLINE training,

please click on the last page of this website called, ‘CONTACT US’.

Then choose “Chemically Speaking Two” $45 from drop down menu.

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

Download free Chemically Speaking (1999) Video