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Dovetail - Young People and Drugs - Youth housing and residential care services

by Dovetail

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  • Date & time
    Thu. 7 Mar 2024
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • location
    Edwards-Miller Conference Room, Floor 4, Biala Community Health Centre, 270 Roma Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

This full-day workshop targets practitioners who work directly with young people aged 12 - 25 years in a one-on-one capacity in Youth Housing and Out-of-home residential care services . 

The training provides an overview of youth alcohol and other drug (AOD) use, focusing on residential / youth housing settings including:

  • Background and context of AOD
  • Characteristics of young people who access AOD treatment
  • Understanding AOD related harm
  • Working respectfully and having conversations with young people about AOD
  • Harm reduction strategies and responses
  • Judging AOD related risk
  • Matching interventions to stages of change

Cost: FREE!

Places are limited, and there may be a limit on the number of workers from one service who can attend, depending on the level of demand. Bookings essential.

To register for this event you will require an Insight account

If you already have an Insight account, click the “registration” button below to sign in and register.

If you don’t have an Insight account: 

  1. Click the “registration” button below
  2. Click “sign up here” - complete all questions
  3. Click “register” (this will finalise the process of creating your Insight account)
  4. You will then be taken back to this training page – you must click the “registration” button at the bottom of the page again to register for the training
  5. Check your details are correct and fill in any missing information 
  6. Click “register” at the bottom of the page 

*If you have registered correctly, the message “congratulations, you are now registered for this workshop” will pop up on your screen and you will receive an email confirmation shortly after.

If you have any problems with this process, please call Insight on (07) 3837 5655. 

Presenters: Karen Petty and Karl Lacis

This training is not suited for people who do not work in a one-on-one capacity with young people, for example, police officers and members of the general public, including concerned family members. If this is you, please contact us if you would like to explore other more suitable training options.

Tea, coffee and a light lunch are provided at all full-day workshops.