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Culturally Secure AOD Practice - Featuring IRIS -Toowoomba

by Insight

  • date & time

    Fri. 3 Apr 2020
    9:00 am – 4:30 pm

  • location
    Freshney House 1, Toowoomba Hospital Campus, 154 Pechey Street, South Toowoomba QLD 4350

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. 

Presenters:  Peggy Manton-Williams and Jim Hunt

NB: Participants will be required to provide their own lunch.

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