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Micro-counselling Skills for AOD Practice - Brisbane

by Insight

  • date & time

    Tue. 18 May 2021
    9:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

Micro-counselling Skills training involves a blended learning program consisting of the self-directed e-Learning module – Micro-counselling Skills (pre-requisite) - and a half-day interactive workshop. Participants are recommended to complete the e-Learning module in the week prior to their schedule workshop (approx. one hour). The best learning outcomes will be achieved through completing these sessions in order.

The workshop builds on the topics covered in the introductory e-Learning module and offers opportunities for further application and practice. Topics covered in the interactive workshop session include:

  • An overview of nonverbal and verbal micro-counselling skill elements. 
  • Individual and culturally appropriate micro-counselling skills in practice.
  • Adaptation of micro-counselling skills for diverse settings. 

Pre-requisite:  Micro-counselling eLearning.

Presenters: James Hoey and Michelle Taylor.

Tea, coffee and a light lunch are provided at all full-day workshops at Biala. Please note that the air conditioning can be temperamental, 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

NB: There is no parking available at Biala. 

Any last minute changes due to COVID restrictions in QLD may have implications to this event, a virtual alternative will be offered and details will be forwarded via e-mail. Please ensure all contact details are up to date on your Insight profile to facilitate this. 

Please ensure adherence to all relevant conditions for attendance to our workshops.

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