Tuesday 12th November 2019
9:00am - 5:00pm
The workshops are specifically tailored for you if you work in alcohol and other drugs, clinical or community mental health, hospitals or other health settings, dental health, pharmacy, housing, homelessness, welfare, gambling, transport, education (including primary and secondary schools, VET, university and community learning).
Who will benefit
As a frontline worker, you have a greater likelihood of coming into contact with people who use methamphetamine (‘ice’ or ‘speed’). Learn effective strategies to respond. Managers and workforce educators will also benefit.
These free workshops for frontline workers across Victoria will build your confidence, knowledge, and skills so you can respond safely and effectively to people affected by the drug ice.
What you will learn
These free sessions will empower you with the knowledge and skills required to manage people affected by ice.
- Understand the effects of ice and identify users
- Find out how to work safely to protect yourself and others
- Learn how to respond to ice-affected people
- Discover what works in treatment
Health workers - 11 November 9:00am - 12:30pm or 12 November 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Welfare workers - 11 November 1:30pm - 5:00pm
Housing & Homelessness workers - 12 November 9:00am - 12:30pm