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Cultivating wellbeing: Building individual resilience in AOD workers

by Insight

  • date & time

    Mon. 17 Aug 2020
    1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

  • location
    ONLINE: Zoom Video Conferencing

The AOD sector is often over-worked and under-resourced; burnout in the healthcare industry and AOD workforce is well documentedBurnout can have significant costs to the individual as well as to the wider health care system. Patients are taught about the importance of stress management, lifestyle balance, utilising support, but AOD workers may not be applying these skills for enhancing their personal resilience. Post-acute COVID-19 challenges are raised and how individual AOD workers can become resilience in this landscape. 

This Virtual Classroom covers:

  • Understanding the difference between burnout and resilience in an AOD worker
  • Practical skills for building professional and individual resilience
  • Developing a individual resilience plan in the current post-acute COVID-19 landscape

System requirements:

Prior to signing up to attend it is expected that you will ensure you are able to access a computer with an internet connection that will allow streaming of video. In addition, access to a web cam and microphone are required. (Details and instructions on how to join the meeting will be sent to all registered participants in the lead up to the session. To check out Zoom prior to training, please go to

Please allow up to 90 minutes for this Virtual Classroom.

This is the first time this workshop has been run in this format, we would greatly appreciate any constructive feedback through your evaluation.

This Virtual Classroom is open to QUEENSLAND workers only.

Facilitators: Dr. Hoi Yan Li and James Hoey.

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