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November 2021

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Nov 2021

The PHN is partnering with SafeSide Prevention to train staff from Primary Care Practices in a hopeful, recovery-oriented approach to preventing suicide. The aim of the program is …

9:00 am 3 hour event
Online Free

Preventing Suicide A Live Launch Event for Leaders

Saturday, November 20th 2021
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Online
Free
About the Event

The PHN is partnering with SafeSide Prevention to train staff from Primary Care Practices in a hopeful, recovery-oriented approach to preventing suicide. The aim of the program is to enhance patient safety and recovery by educating primary care and allied health staff in evidence-based approaches to connecting around and responding to patient suicide risk.

This 3-hour live, interactive event to train key leaders in SafeSide Prevention's suicide prevention and workforce education approach.

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Nov 2021

Who should attend: Training facilitators are required to have successfully completed tertiary training in a relevant field; have a comprehensive knowledge of comorbidity and/or exp …

8:30 am 8 hour event
Online Free

National Comorbidity Guidelines Train-the-Trainer Workshop

Tuesday, November 23rd 2021
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Online
Free
About the Event

Who should attend: Training facilitators are required to have successfully completed tertiary training in a relevant field; have a comprehensive knowledge of comorbidity and/or experience working with people experiencing co-occurring mental and substance use disorders; be skilled in substance use and mental health interventions; possess sound training skills, and have the capacity to deliver workplace training.

Skills gained: Trainers will become registered trainers through the Matilda Centre, and subject to signing licensing agreements, able to deliver the National Comorbidity Guidelines Face-to-Face Training Program. Participants of the Trainer workshop will receive a certificate of completion, which depending on their registration provider, may be used towards continuing professional development.

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Nov 2021

By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to: - Understand the relationship between substance use, mental health and physical comorbidity; - Understand the challenges and …

1:00 pm 1 hour event
Online Free

Multiple health behaviour change: perspectives from the field

Tuesday, November 23rd 2021
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Online
Free
About the Event
By the end of this webinar, attendees will be able to: - Understand the relationship between substance use, mental health and physical comorbidity; - Understand the challenges and opportunities services face when implementing evidence into practice across the domains of mental, substance use, and physical health comorbidities; - Identify key opportunities within their own practice setting to integrate treatments for mental, substance use, and physical health comorbidities. About the presenters: Professor Frances Kay-Lambkin is a registered Psychologist and mental health researcher. She holds a number of concurrent leadership roles including interim Pro Vice-Chancellor Research and Innovation at the University of Newcastle and Director for the NHMRC Centre for Research Excellence (PREMISE). Professor Kay-Lambkin’s extensive research program focuses on the transformative impact of digital health technologies and integrated treatment for people with mental health and substance use conditions. Dr. Adrian Dunlop is Director and Senior Staff Specialist for Hunter New England Local Health District Drug & Alcohol Clinical Services; Conjoint Professor at the School of Medicine and Public Health (Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle); Honorary Medical Officer (Addiction Medicine, Justice Health and Forensic Mental Health Network); and consultant to the Drug & Alcohol Specialist Advisory Service (DASAS) at St Vincent’s Local Health Network. Adrian has 25 years-experience in the drug and alcohol field, over $34 million in research funding (including 12 NHMRC funded grants) and over 270 publications. Dr. Lawrence Dadd is a Senior Staff Specialist in mental health and substance use at Hunter New England LHD and has extensive experience in Indigenous community outreach his roles with AWABAKAL Aboriginal Medical Service and the Wollotuka Institute at the University of Newcastle.

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Nov 2021

Youth Mental Health issues are becoming an increasingly common presentation in children and young people presenting to primary care providers and hospitals. It’s even more challeng …

6:00 pm 1 hour event
Online Free

Youth Mental Health and its impact on General Practice

Wednesday, November 24th 2021
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Online
Free
About the Event

Youth Mental Health issues are becoming an increasingly common presentation in children and young people presenting to primary care providers and hospitals. It’s even more challenging if the child has developmental delay, complex family dynamics and associated medical/genetic co morbidities.This event will examine Youth Mental Health and its impact on General Practice

30

Nov 2021

This year’s theme is ‘Working towards a net zero emissions, climate resilient, equitable and environmentally sustainable healthcare sector: ensuring good health for all’The Forum w …

12:00 am 0 hour event
Online Free

Greening the Healthcare Sector Forum - Save the Date

Tuesday, November 30th 2021
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Online
Free
About the Event

This year’s theme is ‘Working towards a net zero emissions, climate resilient, equitable and environmentally sustainable healthcare sector: ensuring good health for all’

The Forum will feature current research and policy to support the transition to net zero carbon and environmentally sustainable healthcare, and showcase practical examples of environmentally sustainable healthcare in action. It will provide an opportunity for connection, knowledge sharing, learning, and upskilling.

This Forum is for anyone interested in improving the environmental footprint of healthcare (including aged care) and fostering a healthy future for people and the planet including: healthcare sustainability champions (operations, clinical, support, leadership); healthcare executive and management; health contractors, suppliers, manufacturers; government health and environment and sustainability leaders and representatives; academics and researchers; students; sustainability innovators and practitioners.

December 2021

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.

February 2022

12

Feb 2022

PHN EVENT

The Spirometry Training Course provides comprehensive training in the application, measurement and interpretation of expiratory spirometry . …

9:00 am 7 hour event
Moree, NSW Free
PHN EVENT

Moree - Spirometry Training Course

Saturday, February 12th 2022
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7 Frome Street
Moree NSW 2400
Australia
Free
About the Event
The Spirometry Training Course provides comprehensive training in the application, measurement and interpretation of expiratory spirometry .

17

Feb 2022

PHN EVENT

The Spirometry Training Update provides refresher training in the application, measurement and interpretation of spirometry. …

6:00 pm 2 hour event
Inverell, NSW Free
PHN EVENT

Inverell - Spirometry Training Update (face to face)

Thursday, February 17th 2022
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Cnr Evans & Campbell Streets
Inverell NSW 2360
Australia
Free
About the Event
The Spirometry Training Update provides refresher training in the application, measurement and interpretation of spirometry.

May 2022

30

May 2022

If you are concerned about the health and wellbeing of people who live and work in rural or remote areas of Australia this is the conference for you. The National Rural Health Conf …

8:30 am 3 day event
Perth, VIC Free

16th National Rural Health Conference

Starts: Monday, May 30th 2022 at 8:30 AM
Ends: Wednesday, June 1st 2022 at 5:00 PM
21 Mounts Bay Rd
Perth VIC 6000
Australia
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Free
About the Event

If you are concerned about the health and wellbeing of people who live and work in rural or remote areas of Australia this is the conference for you.

The National Rural Health Conference is the pre-eminent event in Australia for information and inspiration about rural and remote health and wellbeing.

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