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Culturally Secure AOD Practice – Featuring IRIS - Brisbane

by Insight

  • date & time

    Tue. 17 Mar 2020
    8:30 am – 4:30 pm

  • location
    4th Floor, 'Biala' City Community Health Centre, 270 Roma Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

This updated 1-day workshop aims to build cultural capacity when working with Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people who use substances. Designed for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous workers alike, the course promotes a culturally-secure AOD framework and approach to direct practice.


Participants will learn how to use the Indigenous Risk Impact Screen (IRIS) and associated brief intervention tools alongside other practical tips, tricks, tools and resources for use in everyday practice.

Image: The hands passing sand represents the sharing of knowledge. 


Presenter: Peggy Manton-Williams and Sam Clark


Tea, coffee and a light lunch are provided at all full-day workshops at Biala. Please note that the room can get quite cold at times, so bring a jacket if you think you may need one. The building is wheelchair accessible and interpreters, captioning services and other sensory impairment aids can be organised if required. Please contact us at least 2 weeks prior to your workshop to discuss. Roma Street train and bus station is the closest public transport access to Biala and current construction works are being undertaken on the Cross River Rail project, for up to date information on how this may impact you, please refer to https://crossriverrail.qld.gov.au/construction/roma-street-construction/


NB: There is no parking available at Biala.


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