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December 2021

07

Dec 2021

The Australian Government is hosting a webinar on 7 December for disability service providers on issues of vaccination consent, hesitancy and refusal that can arise when supporting …

1:00 pm 1 hour event
Online Free

Vaccine consent, hesitancy and refusal, and supporting clients with intellectual disability

Tuesday, December 7th 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Online
Free
About the Event

The Australian Government is hosting a webinar on 7 December for disability service providers on issues of vaccination consent, hesitancy and refusal that can arise when supporting clients with intellectual disability.

An expert panel will address questions, including:

• how can you approach conversations around vaccine hesitancy and refusal with families of people with intellectual disability

• what is the process for a disability service provider to ensure consent from a person with intellectual disability, and

• what is the role of disability service providers in identifying substitute decision makers?

Note: Event password: COVID19Vaccin8

07

Dec 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted workforces around the world and continues to disrupt employment practices across Australia. The need to draft workplace policies rel …

6:30 pm 1 hour event
Online Free

COVID 19: Legal and Workplace Claims for Allied Health

Tuesday, December 7th 2021
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Online
Free
About the Event

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically impacted workforces around the world and continues to disrupt employment practices across Australia. The need to draft workplace policies relating to COVID-19 vaccinations is a live issue. This webinar is presented by employment and superannuation/insurance lawyers from Maurice Blackburn and will provide a general overview of the state of the law and highlight the key issues around vaccine policies in workplaces, from an employee and employer prospective. Common COVID related questions will be answered such as:

• What are your legal responsiblities as an employer and employee with respect to COVID?

• Can you decline someone who is not double vaccinated service if you are a health professional?

• What do you have to do if you have a COVID postive case in your clinic?

• What do you do about vaccine hesitant staff?

07

Dec 2021

General practice is often the starting point for young people seeking professional help. This webinar will focus on tips to create a safe space for young people to feel comfortable …

7:00 pm 1 hour event
Online Free

Creating a Safe Space for Young People in General Practice

Tuesday, December 7th 2021
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online
Free
About the Event

General practice is often the starting point for young people seeking professional help. This webinar will focus on tips to create a safe space for young people to feel comfortable working with you and provides GPs with the skills to connect in a non-threatening open-hearted way.

Sydney North Health Network and The BlackDog Institute invites GPs, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, Pharmacists and LHD staff to join us before the Christmas period which can be a challenging time but an opportunity for teens to reach out to their GP.

08

Dec 2021

Hosted by the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, this final webinar for 2021 will focus on COVID-19 in children and adolescents with an update on: • Vacci …

12:00 pm 1 hour event
Online Free

COVID-19 in children and adolescents - vaccines, transmission at school and disease outcomes

Wednesday, December 8th 2021
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Online
Free
About the Event
Hosted by the National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, this final webinar for 2021 will focus on COVID-19 in children and adolescents with an update on: • Vaccine recommendations and safety in children and adolescents • The latest data on transmission in schools in Australia including the experience in NSW since the return to face-to-face learning • Outcomes in children with COVID-19 and long term follow-up

09

Dec 2021

By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to: - Understand the relationship between trauma, post-traumatic stress, and substance use - Identify how trauma-related issues c …

12:30 pm 1 hour event
Online Free

Trauma-informed care in AOD settings: what clinicians need to know

Thursday, December 9th 2021
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Online
Free
About the Event
By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to: - Understand the relationship between trauma, post-traumatic stress, and substance use - Identify how trauma-related issues can impact substance use treatment - Identify key elements of trauma-informed care - Understand evidence-based treatment options for co-occurring traumatic stress and substance use About the presenters: Professor Katherine Mills is an NHMRC Senior Research Fellow and Director of Early Intervention and Treatment Research at The Matilda Centre. Her awarding winning program of work focuses on improving our understanding of the relationship between mental and substance use disorders, evaluating innovative treatment approaches, and improving the translation of research into practice. In particular, Katherine’s work focuses on the challenging area of post traumatic stress disorder and substance use. Logan Harvey is an experienced clinical psychologist who has primarily worked in specialist substance use treatment services for clients with co-occurring mental health and substance use conditions. Logan is currently a PhD candidate at the Matilda Centre, where his research focuses on the relationship between Complex Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (C-PTSD) and substance use.

10

Dec 2021

This training program explores the nature, dynamics and risks of vicarious trauma and supports you to stay healthy and safe in your work. This training, informed by current resear …

9:00 am 7 hour event
Online $320 to $350 (dependent on how …

Managing Wellbeing and Recognising Vicarious Trauma

Friday, December 10th 2021
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Online
$320 to $350 (dependent on how many people are on your booking)
About the Event
This training program explores the nature, dynamics and risks of vicarious trauma and supports you to stay healthy and safe in your work. This training, informed by current research, will provide you with the knowledge, skills and tools to better recognise the early signs of various stress outcomes. It offers a range of organisational, interpersonal and personal strategies to address the risks of Vicarious Trauma and its impacts, and foster possibilities for post-traumatic growth and vicarious resilience.

13

Dec 2021

PHN EVENT

Please join us for this online Community of Practice themed "From Listening to Doing: Transforming DFV Training into Practice". …

6:00 pm 1 hour event
Online Free
PHN EVENT

Pathways to Safety - Community of Practice (CoP) Online Session

Monday, December 13th 2021
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online
Free
About the Event
Please join us for this online Community of Practice themed "From Listening to Doing: Transforming DFV Training into Practice".

14

Dec 2021

As we reach target COVID-19 vaccination rates the majority of COVID-19 positive people will be managed in the community and won’t require hospitalisation. This webinar will continu …

6:30 pm 1 hour event
Online Free

Living with COVID-19: Community Support & Paediatric Management

Tuesday, December 14th 2021
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Online
Free
About the Event

As we reach target COVID-19 vaccination rates the majority of COVID-19 positive people will be managed in the community and won’t require hospitalisation. This webinar will continue the discussion regarding management of COVID-19 positive patients in Hunter New England as we transition into the ‘living with COVID’ phase of the pandemic across the region.

21

Dec 2021

This webinar provides intensive privacy training for health service providers on requirements regarding the handling of personal information under the Commonwealth Privacy Act's Au …

9:30 am 2 day event
Online $765.00 + GST (Group discounts …

Privacy Training Webinar - for Health Service Providers

Starts: Tuesday, December 21st 2021 at 9:30 AM
Ends: Wednesday, December 22nd 2021 at 12:30 PM
Online
$765.00 + GST (Group discounts - 2 persons - 5%; 3 persons - 7.5%; 4 + persons - 10%)
About the Event

This webinar provides intensive privacy training for health service providers on requirements regarding the handling of personal information under the Commonwealth Privacy Act's Australian Privacy Principles (APPs). The course provides industry-specific training, addressing obligations and scenarios specifically in the context of health services.

It equips participants with a detailed understanding of:

- legal requirements regarding managing personal information under the APPs;

- how to apply the laws in practical situations; and

- how to identify and manage privacy risks and incidents.

The course is held across 2 x 3 hr webinars (6 hrs total) on consecutive days. Participants are able to communicate with the facilitator by voice or text throughout the webinar in order to ask questions and discuss issues. Participant numbers are restricted to ensure optimal class sizes for learning and interaction.

January 2022

18

Jan 2022

Nurses and midwives have invaluable communication skills and are well placed to identify priority populations for screening. Through a case study, presentations, interactive quizze …

6:30 pm 2 day event
Online Free

STI and BBV Nursing: An Introduction

Starts: Tuesday, January 18th 2022 at 6:30 PM
Ends: Wednesday, January 19th 2022 at 8:00 PM
Online
Free
About the Event
Nurses and midwives have invaluable communication skills and are well placed to identify priority populations for screening. Through a case study, presentations, interactive quizzes and online learning module, this two-part online workshop will provide nurses and midwives with the introductory skills to incorporate STI and BBV screening within their workplace.
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