Forensic AOD workforce training

As part of the implementation of the new Forensic Alcohol and Other Drugs Treatment Service Delivery Model, the Department of Health and Human Services has funded Caraniche to deliver a suite of new training initiatives for the AOD treatment sector. These training initiatives are closely aligned with Victoria’s Alcohol and Other Drugs Workforce Strategy 2018-2022. The training modules are intended to be completed in sequence, and earlier trainings are prerequisites for later trainings. Caraniche has a team of psychologists, specialist forensic AOD clinicians and trainers who are contracted to provide forensic AOD treatment within both the Victorian public prison and community forensic systems.

Forensic Fundamentals (Caraniche – half day)
Prerequisites: Open to all following completion of Forensic Foundations.
Forensic Fundamentals is a half-day face-to-face forensic clinical training designed to provide Victorian Alcohol and other Drug Workers with information and clinical skills for working with forensic clients.

Advanced AOD Forensics (Caraniche – one day)
Prerequisites: Completion of Forensic Foundations and Forensic Fundamentals and minimum 2 years’ experience with forensic clients.
Advanced AOD Forensics is one-day face-to-face clinical training designed for experienced drug and alcohol clinicians working with forensic clients. The training is delivered by experienced forensic psychologists and provides knowledge and skills for working with the most complex forensic clients in AOD settings. This training course contains a number of selection criteria that will be assessed to determine eligibility for the course. 

Youth Forensic AOD Training (Caraniche – 2-day)
Prerequisites: attendees must be working with Youth, ACSO-funded clients in a frontline role (NOT supervisory or managerial).
This is a free training module designed specifically for clinicians and frontline workers seeing ACSO-funded youth clients (NOT supervisory or managerial). The training is designed to provide advanced skills and knowledge for working with young people engaged in the justice system.

If you are an experienced Forensic AOD Clinician and are interested in building your knowledge and skills in working with highly complex forensic clients, complete the registration of interest online form here

Youth AOD Forensic workforce training


Who is eligible to attend this training?

To be eligible for this free training, attendees must be working with Youth, ASCO funded clients in a frontline role (not supervisory or managerial).

Can I attend this training if I don’t work with Forensic Youth AOD clients?

This training is currently only funded for frontline workers who are currently working with ACSO funded Youth AOD clients. If you are unsure if you meet this criteria, please get in touch with us.

Training areas covered in this two-day workshop:

 

Forensic AOD workforce training


Who is eligible to attend this training?

To be eligible for this free training, attendees must be working with ASCO funded clients and be in a frontline role (not supervisory or managerial).

Can I attend this training if I don’t work with Forensic AOD clients?

This training is only funded for frontline clinicians who are currently working with ACSO funded forensic AOD clients. If you are unsure if you meet this criteria, please get in touch with us.

Training areas covered in this two-day workshop:

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