Upcoming events

Via WebEx
27 Oct
Alcohol and other drugs, Assessment & intervention, Older persons mental health, Younger persons mental health

The Mental State Examination is a common tool used to view a client in that moment and gives a shared language when discussing with others. Come and...

Online - Live Stream (Zoom)
03 Nov
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander, Alcohol and other drugs, Families & carers, Family violence, Older persons mental health, Younger persons mental health

This half day implementation focused training is the practice companion to The Bouverie Centres Single Session Thinking self paced online course. This...

Via WebEx
08 Nov
Alcohol and other drugs, Consumer perspective, Older persons mental health, Younger persons mental health

We invite you to come and learn about the current framework and best practice for working with people who has a Dual Diagnosis this session is 2.5 hr...

Other learning opportunities

Online

Life presents a range of challenges, which vary throughout a person's lifetime. Accordingly, mental health may be affected by these challenges, and...

Online

This topic explores the transition to old age and the changes to physical health that can either co-occur with, or masquerade as mental illness. The...

Online

This topic considers approaches to mental care for older people including person-centred care, collaborative care, care co-ordination and health...

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