Training

JEMECO Psychology provides training on a large number of topics.

In addition to pre-developed workshops, all subjects and workshops can be customised based on need and time frame. Costs are negotiable based on the amount of work offered, the amount of preparation required and depending on travel needs.

Training Programs topics:

Substance Use

  • Strategies for working with clients who use alcohol and other drugs (AOD)
  • Assessment and referral of AOD using clients
  • Understanding the pharmacology of substance use (the way drugs work)
  • Relapse prevention skills
  • Working with families dealing with a substance¬†using family member
  • Working with clients with dual diagnosis (mental illness and substance use)
  • Harm reduction skills

Mental Illness

  • Introduction to working with mental illness
  • Working with clients with anxiety
  • Working with clients with dual diagnosis (mental illness and substance use)

Clinical / counselling skills

  • Groupwork skills (theory and experiential)
  • Action planning and project management
  • Understanding and preventing vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue in workers and organisations
  • Understanding and dealing with grief and loss
  • Dealing with difficult clients
  • Stress management skills
  • Introduction to counselling skills
  • Introduction to cognitive behaviour treatment (CBT)
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Understanding the process of change and how to motivate change (stages of change model)
  • Understanding client resistance
  • Understanding our own learning styles and how this impacts on our client work
  • Understanding and dealing with stress in the workplace
  • Dealing with transference and countertransference
  • Understanding learning and leadership styles and how this impacts on working with clients and colleagues
  • Developing teams
  • Understanding organisational culture through storytelling
  • Understanding the process of change in ourselves and others

For more information on training delivery, please contact Jenny.

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