Working for a better future and outcomes for our children
Upcoming Professional Development Training
Over the upcoming weeks, QATSICPP will be planning workshops focusing on QATSICPP Practice Standards and Supervision Framework. Proposed locations and dates are:
Dates: 19th, 20th, 21st March 2019
Location: Thursday Island
Dates: 9th, 10th, 11th April 2019
Dates: 7th, 8th, 9th May 2019
Dates: 11th, 12th, 13th June 2019
Location: Mt Isa
Dates: 16th, 17th, 18th July 2019
Dates: 13th, 14th, 15th August 2019
Dates: 10th, 11th, 12th September 2019
Keep an eye out for the workshop-training schedule, as this will confirm details such as to the locations, dates, venues, registration process and other important information regarding attendance.
Family Lead Decision Making Training Support
We will also be supporting our member organisations in the Family Lead Discussion Making (FLDM) process (as the need arises), especially supporting those staff members who attended and participated in the FLDM Train-the-Trainer in 2018 to deliver the FLDM locally and regionally.
QATSICPP will also be working towards providing a suite of educational and informative webinars during 2019. These will be available via QATSICPP website. An example will focus on the introduction, background and context of the position statement n relation to Aboriginal kinship care.
Training, Workshops, Webinars, Resources
New Methamphetamine Animated Video as developed by Insight.
Insight has produced a 6 minute animated video summarising the key facts and features of methamphetamine.
- This video explains the forms of the drug, rates of use, effects, treatment options and tips for supporting someone who is using or attempting to cut back or quit.
Insight have also produced this helpful Stages of Change animated video.
As part of the Breakthrough Project Insight has produced a free 8-page Information booklet (also attached) specifically for families of people affected by substance use. The resource contains a basic overview of substances, what treatment options are available as well as communication and coping strategies for family members.
This resource is available as part of a new Family AOD Toolkit Insight have launched on their website which also contains free eLearning, videos, webinar recordings, tools and other resources.
New Knowledge Centre Alcohol Resources
The Alcohol and Other Drugs Knowledge Centre have added a suite of online resources which are now available on their website. Based on the Review of harmful alcohol use among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, there are four new resources available:
- an animated infographic - animated snapshot of key information from the review
- a HealthInfoByte - provides short, ‘byte’ sized information
- an eBook - interactive, online version of the review
- key facts A4 infographic - key facts about alcohol use
Gallang Education & Training
Gallang Education & Training offer the Cert IV in Mental Health as well as the Diploma of Counselling. For more information on enrolment and course dates, please contact them on ph: 07 3899 5041 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Gallang also have on scope the trauma informed care units of competencies. These are:
- Develop a healing framework for social and emotional wellbeing work
- Promote Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety
- Recognise and respond to a crisis situations
- Work effectively in trauma informed care
- Work within a narrative approach
Please contact them if you any enquiries regarding the trauma informed care units on ph: 07 3899 5041 or email: email@example.com.
Insight Alcohol & other Drug Training & Workforce Development Queensland
Mental Health Professional Network
True (Family Planning Queensland)