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    25 May 2021


    8:00 am - 4:30 pm


    Free of charge

    Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Training: Mental Health Commission – Kununurra

    The Prevention Services Division at the Mental Health Commission provides a range of training to health professionals and service providers about Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

    Valuable conversations: applying TICP and MI to alcohol use during pregnancy

    As part of the MHC’s new Preventing FASD Project, the Valuable Conversations training is a two-day event planned for state-wide delivery in 2021 and 2022.

    The training covers the following topics:

    • Reflective Practice to identify areas of practice that require development for improved client engagement and outcomes.
    • Trauma Informed Care and Practice (TICP) to consider the broader context in which alcohol use may be occurring.
    • Motivational Interviewing (MI) to develop: Compassion, Acceptance, Partnership and Evocation (Spirit of MI).
    • FASD prevention in the context of the National Strategic Action Plan and a holistic prevention framework.
    • Brief Interventions (BI) to combine course content with skills practice using the AUDIT-C and the ‘Five As’.

    Training dates and locations for Semester 1, 2021
    • Kununurra: 25 – 26 May
    • Broome: 21 – 22 June
    • Derby: 24 – 25 June

    For information about training dates, locations and how to register, please click here. Please direct any queries to Dionne Aitken (

    For further information on what training is available, please visit the MHC website.

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