Forensic AOD Workforce Training Event

The Department of Health has funded Caraniche to provide a series of free two-day training workshops for forensic AOD clinicians, workers and case managers working with ACSO clients or other substance using clients with current or past histories of offending behaviour. The training will look at a range of personality, system and clinical factors that impact on work with the client group. Topics to be covered include:

· Understanding substance use and offending behaviour, and forensic AOD treatment in Victoria

· Working with Corrections, appropriate documentation , and court reports

· Understanding anti-social personality and boundaries

· Understanding the prison experience and working with parolees

The flyer can be downloaded here

The two-day training program will be delivered on consecutive days across Victoria at 3 metropolitan and 5 regional locations. The first round of trainings will take place in Sunshine on April 29 and 30. Other locations and dates to follow:

· Sunshine – April 29 and 30 (Mon/Tues)

· Geelong – May 13 and 14 (Mon/Tues)

· Wangaratta – May 27 and 28 (Mon/Tues)

· Bendigo – TBC

· Dandenong – TBC

· Preston – TBC

· Sale – TBC

· Ballarat – TBC

Details on the dates for other locations will be posted on our website ( and VAADA news.

You can secure a place in any one of the trainings by emailing training or telephone 03 8412 7111. Remember to include name of attendees, contact details and location in the email.

We look forward to hearing from you