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