Creating Gender Responsive Models of Care for Women Engaged in AOD Treatment


Creating Gender Responsive Models of Care for Women Engaged in AOD Treatment
Event on 2017-04-11 10:00:00
Creating Gender Responsive Models of Care for Women Engaged in Alcohol and Other Drug Treatment The Drug Education Network invites you to a one day workshop aimed at improving our service response to women.  Workshop Outline Would you like to learn ways to improve the way your organisation supports women? Come along to an interactive workshop designed to explore best practice approaches to working with women engaging in alcohol and other drug treatment. The workshop will: unearth the barriers and enablers for women experiencing problematic substance use examine best practice approaches to attracting and retaining women in supportive treatment identify specific areas for organisational change that will ensure a gender responsive approach Participants will also be guided through a serious of practical exercises that will have the potential to orient the organisation towards gender responsive practices. Consultant Bio Dr Suzie Hudson is an accredited Mental Health Social Worker and has over 20 years’ experience in the fields of substance misuse, mental health, forensics, research and evaluation. Suzie has worked, developed and managed community-based and residential alcohol and drug services both in Australia and overseas. In the last 5 years Suzie has provided counselling, groupwork, consultation, clinical supervision and training that has focused on methamphetamine use, gender responsive best practice, performance management and therapeutic program development. Suzie has conducted training, community development projects, supervision and service/program evaluations for Government and Non-Government Services – national and international. As Principal Consultant of Speak Listen Heal past clients include: UNICEF, The Maldives Government, Network of Alcohol and other Drug Agencies (NADA), New South Wales Ministry of Health, Hunter New England Health Services, the Haymarket Foundation, Centre for Community Welfare Training, Marist Youth Care, Family Worker Training and Development, and the Alcohol and Drug Foundation (ADF). With a of breadth experience, a PhD in Public Health and Community Medicine and a passion for engaging with social change, Suzie brings a balance of clinical, organisational and research perspectives to each training session.

at The New Grange Meeting & Function Centre
Commonwealth Lane
Worlds End Creek, Australia

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