Brisbane Alumni Session - Working Holistically with Substance Using Clients

Posted by the Alumni team on 7 March 2016

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The ACAP Alumni Team is pleased to have Hannah McFarlane from Drug ARM present our next professional development session in Brisbane on;

Working Holistically with Substance Using Clients:
A Community Sector Perspective

Date:                Wednesday 23rd March
Times:              5.30pm to 6.00pm Registration, Refreshments & Networking
                          6.00pm to 8.30pm Presentation
Cost:                 Alumni Covered by ACAP
Location:          G27 & G28, 410 Ann Street, Brisbane
Registrations:   Please see below

Hannah McFarlane is the Community and Family Support (CAFSS) Coordinator at Drug ARM Ipswich and has been in this role since 2014. Hannah has 2 years' experience working with individual users and significant others within the AOD sector. Hannah currently supervises and trains students and volunteers through their clinical placement, ensuring effective service delivery for clients throughout their treatment episode.

She holds a Bachelor's degree in Social Work from Griffith University and has a special interest in culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities. Hannah has previously worked with clients from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds and utilises this knowledge in her current role.

During this session Hannah will discuss:

  • Assessing Substance use
  • Overview of Bio-psychosocial model and ecological systems theory
  • Harm Reduction strategies
  • Evidence informed practice

By attending this event you will receive a certificate crediting you with 2.5 PD hours.

Registrations are crucial as places are limited. Please register via the online form. Registrations will be via Eventrbrite and you will receive an email confirming your registration.