Description

This event is focusing on AOD treatment for older adults, and the Older Wiser Lifestyle program. The presentation will be discussing the complexities related to AOD treatment for older adults (60+), including co-morbid mental health presentations.
The presentation also aims to introduce the model of care for the Frankston and Mornington Alcohol and Other Drug Service.

This session will be delivered by OWLS (Older Wiser Lifestyles at Frankston & Mornington Drug and Alcohol Service - Peninsula Health).

Trainers

  • Sunaina Seth (Senior Clinical Psychologist) — OWLS (Older Wiser Lifestyles at Frankston & Mornington Drug and Alcohol Service)
  • Melissa Pullen (Social Worker) — OWLS (Older Wiser Lifestyles at Frankston & Mornington Drug and Alcohol Service)
  • Clint Calleja (AOD Counselling Clinician) — OWLS (Older Wiser Lifestyles at Frankston & Mornington Drug and Alcohol Service)

Eligibility criteria

This is a free event designed for members of the public clinical mental health workforce in Victoria, (staff employed at Area Mental Health Services, Forensicare or mental health staff from RCH). For example, a social worker working in mental health at Austin Health. Staff from MHCSSs, ACCHOs, AOD or other partner organisations may sometimes also attend. Please note, if you do register for this event and it is not clear you are part of the intended audience, your registration will be confirmed two weeks prior to the event start date, or earlier.

Categories: Alcohol and other drugs, Older persons mental health
Disciplines: Allied Health, Medical, Nursing
Levels: Introductory
Lifespans: Older Persons

Wednesday 8 February 2023
14:00 to 15:00
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Provided by Centre for Mental Health Learning (CMHL)
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