Government of Western Australia Drug and Alcohol Office

AODtraining@MHC Calendar

An introduction to AOD prevention within communities (ST275)

Thursday and Friday, 12-13 May 2016
9.00 am - 4.30 pm

Presented by Professor Steve Allsop, Director, NDRI, Curtin University, and Prevention staff, MHC

About this event

Preventing AOD problems within communities provides a significant challenge for AOD workers and other human service providers.This workshop will provide an introduction to the principles and models to understand and apply evidence-based AOD prevention strategies and facilitate effective community action; plan, implement and evaluate prevention activities; and engage stakeholders and the community in addressing AOD-related issues. Key State and National AOD prevention policy directions will also be addressed.

Topics will also include social marketing, community action and liquor licensing. This event is suitable as a refresher or for those without prior knowledge who wish to know more about preventing AOD problems using local and state-wide strategies.  

Target audience

Service providers (including clinical workers) who have a role or interest in preventing AOD-related harm in communities

Registration information

While all events are free, places are limited and registration does not guarantee a place at an event. If you are offered a place, we ask that you make a commitment to attend. If you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible – as we may be able to offer your place to another applicant.

Where it is agency policy, you must have your manager’s approval to attend prior to submitting your application.

All events will be held in Perth and venue details will be provided at confirmation.

                .  Application deadline date: 21 April 2016
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Enquiries can be made to Workforce Development Administration Officers on 6553 0600, or by emailing DAO.education@mhc.wa.gov.au