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CBT 4 AOD Workers: Foundational Skills

by Insight

  • Date & time
    Tue. 16 Jul 2024
    9:00 am
    Wed. 17 Jul 2024
    4:30 pm
  • location
    Edwards-Miller Conference Room, Floor 4, Biala Community Health Centre, 270 Roma Street, Brisbane QLD 4000

Target audience: Queensland-based AOD frontline practitioners within Queensland Health or NGO-funded AOD psychosocial treatment services who provide medium to long-term psychosocial interventions with clients.

This two-day workshop focuses on the foundational aspects of Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and its application with individuals impacted by problematic alcohol and other drug use. Designed for workers who provide direct counselling, the workshop aims to build foundational knowledge and practical skills in CBT techniques.

What will be covered: 

  • Key concepts, structures, and elements of CBT tailored for substance use disorders.
  • Techniques in conducting a functional analysis.
  • Developing a CBT-based formulation and formulation-linked plan.
  • Skills in applying cognitive techniques.
  • Overview of behavioural strategies.
  • Developing collaborative learning experiences.

Key benefits:

  • Interactive learning: Facilitated presentations, simulated video demonstrations, problem-based group activities, and a variety of practical tasks.
  • Expert facilitation: Led by professionals experienced in CBT and AOD treatment.
  • Resource toolkit: A comprehensive toolkit containing key resources for practicing ‘CBT 4 AOD’ will be provided for post-training support.
  • Networking opportunities: Connect with peers for knowledge exchange and collaborative learning.

Important: To receive a Certificate of Completion for this workshop, participants will need to attend for the full duration of the training. Please ensure your availability prior to registering. 

Day 1: Tuesday 16th July 2024, 9:00am - 4.30pm;

Day 2: Wednesday 17th July 2024, 9:00am - 4.30pm.