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Title: Reflective Practice

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Date: 2013-06-26

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Start Time: 09:00

End Time: 16:30

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Cost:  $43.10 (payable to the Skills Institute upon receipt of invoice)

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Location: Hobart

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Why attend?

  • Build your skills in self-evaluating and receiving feedback about your work practices, to assist you with continual improvement;
  • Enhance awareness of, and your access to, support networks;
  • Increase your ability to identify your professional development needs and access appropriate mechanisms to achieve them;
  • Build awareness of your own and your organizational ethical frameworks and their impact upon your work with clients;
  • Achieve one unit towards the Diploma of Community Services (Alcohol, Other Drugs and Mental Health)

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This training is funded by the Skills Fund and covers the skills and knowledge defined in the nationally recognised unit of competence CHCORG428A: Reflect on and improve own professional practice.  Those registering will be required to complete the assessment for this unit.

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About the trainers:

Clare Thompson has extensive experience in Community Services over 15 years as a counsellor, youth worker, mental health support worker, housing support worker, mental health practice consultant, research assistant, education facilitator and community consultant, as well as project management and management experience via voluntary involvement with community based agencies e.g. NW Centre against Sexual Assault & Slipstream Circus.  She also has six years as a teacher with TAFE and the Skills Institute.

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Tania Joughin is the Manager, Youth Health Programs at The Link Youth Health Service, Hobart. Tania has been involved in the alcohol and other drug sector for the past decade in direct service delivery and management roles. Tania has been instrumental in AOD policy and service development at a state and                         national level, and is a strong advocate for consumer rights.

Tania has been an ATDC board member since 2009.

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Mark Hollick has 30 years’experience in the Human Services industry and is currently Supervision Support, Practice Consultant with Anglicare’s Practice Support Unit, developing policies and procedures, guidelines and resources for supervision, facilitating individual and group supervision state-wide across all program areas, including AOD, Mental Health, Children, Families and Community, Housing and Homeless and Disability support Services.  He focuses on developing a culture of supervision within the agency.

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Click here to access the registration form

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