Alcohol, Other Drugs & Mental Health (Dual Diagnosis) Training ONLINE & Live (12 Hr Advanced)


Dual Diagnostic Training

Location: Online 24/7 (Australia)
Phone: +61 408 332 765

Cost of Dual Diagnosis Training is reduced from $390 to $195 (50% off). Buy ONLINE program for $195, get LIVE free or Buy LIVE program for $195, get ONLINE free.
George Patriki provides both LIVE and ONLINE training & professional development for the health care, welfare and social service industries on the Gold Coast, throughout Australia and the globe…

Click here to register and pay for the LIVE or ONLINE training

Certificate of attendance and qualification for 12 points (ONLINE) or up to 15 points (Live) of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) for your professional peak body (APS, ACA, AASW, CPA, PACFA, ACWA etc), requires completion of the full 2 days of intensive training live or online.

This advanced training covers all of the current evidence based, best practice in the Alcohol & Other Drugs (AOD) and Mental Health from an integrated, holistic framework

In June 2018, S.A.M.H.I. launched its 6 module, Self Paced, 12 hour Dual Diagnosis Training. This training will equip workers to be able to deliver brief and early interventions to people struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues, as well as advanced psychotherapeutic skills. This is the same as the comprehensive 2 day advanced training that is being delivered live across Australia and online in 81 countries. –

This online Dual Diagnosis Training was launched in June 2018 on the learning online learning platform which provides lifetime login to the training. They have thousands of courses and millions of students worldwide.

Module 1. Drugs & Effects

  • Cycle of Addiction
  • Alcohol
  • Drink & Drug Driving
  • Tobacco
  • Cannabis
  • Stimulants (Speed, Ice, Ecstasy, Cocaine)
  • Inhalants (volatile substances)

Module 2. Addictions & Mental Health

  • Dual Diagnosis
  • Integrative Holistic Model
  • Needs & Underlying Issues that drive addictions

Module 3. Harm Minimisation & Optimal Health

  • Pharmacotherapies
  • Orthomolecular Science, Functional Medicine & Optimal Health

Module 4. Neuropharmacology & Neurophysiology (Brain Works)

  • Neuroplasticity
  • Neurotransmitters
  • Psychosis vs Dissociation
  • Psychospirituality

Module 5. Trauma model & Keys to Treatment

  • Guilt vs Shame
  • Dealing with ambivalence

Module 6. Brief & Early Intervention and Tripod of Support

  • Stages of Change
  • Costs vs Benefits – doing a brief intervention

LIVE dates:

32nd ICP2020 and IUPsyS Assembly Rescheduled to July 2021

Due to the public health risks and challenges presented by the novel coronavirus pandemic, the 32nd International Congress of Psychology (ICP) 2020 and the Annual General Assembly of the International Union of Psychological Science (IUPsyS), which was to be held from July 19-24, 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic, has been re-scheduled to July 18-23, 2021 at the same Prague Congress Centre. 

CADDRA’s Virtual ADHD Conference and Research Day 2020

October 23-25, 2020

    Location: Online (Virtual Event)
    Phone: 416-637-8583
    Event Website and Registration:

    CADDRA 2020 is the largest ADHD health practitioner gathering in Canada and showcases the latest scientific, clinical and practical information on ADHD. Delegates can look forward to engaging sessions, innovative workshops and expert analysis over 3 days (October 23-25) highlighting important research and practice-changing science and education from ADHD knowledge experts across the globe.

    Preceding the conference, CADDRA brings together the top ADHD researchers at the 7th Annual ADHD Research Day on Oct 23, 2020. Research Day has become the largest gathering of ADHD researchers in Canada, drawing some of the best minds – and hearts – in ADHD research.

    The CADDRA Conference and Research Day is an opportunity to network and connect with health practitioners and community partners who share a deep concern about ADHD and who are striving to ensure that all people with ADHD have the opportunity to reach their full potential.

    CADDRA members qualify for a 20% conference and research day fee discount making now the ideal time to sign-up as a member and register.

    To register for the conference and research day, please click here:

10 Week Online Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Foundations Training

October 13th to December 15th, 2020

Center for Mindfulness Brown university - Mindfulness Centre
    Location: Online
    Hosted by: Hosted by: Centre For Mindfulness Canada, North Vancouver, BC, and in collaboration with the Mindfulness Center at Brown University.

    Early Bird Rate (by Sept. 15): $2,300 CAD (Regular rate after is $2,600 CAD)
    Presenters: Dr. Kasim Al-Mashat and Florence Meleo-Meyer.
    CE Credits: This training has been approved by Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) for a total of 58.50 CE credit hours.

    For more info:

Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Foundation Course (ONLINE)

September 11, 2020 – November 27, 2020

MiCBT Institute

    Location: ONLINE
    Contact Phone Number: (833) 626-4228
    Contact E-Mail:
    Event Link:

    The North American Chapter of the MiCBT institute is pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 2020/2021 Online Mindfulness-integrated Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Foundation Course. This course is approved by the Canadian Psychological Association for 30 CE credits and includes:

    • Ten, 3-hour sessions, consisting of interactive, dyad and small group work.
    • Supported online teaching platform with additional teaching resources.
    • Copy of Dr Bruno Cayoun’s book: Mindfulness-integrated CBT for Wellbeing and Personal Growth: four steps to enhance inner calm, self-confidence and relationships.
    • Professionally recorded audio-recordings of mindfulness practices (80 minutes; in MP3 format)
    • Free access to over 30 client handouts and therapist work forms
    • Free Associate membership to the MiCBT Institute

    If you would like apply a structured approach to mindfulness in your clinical work, or complete an intensive mindfulness course for your own well-being, experience MiCBT through the Foundation Course, where you will be supported in going through the 4 stages of MiCBT yourself, including sustaining a twice daily meditation practice and developing a sound understanding of MiCBT principles, theory and practice. This course will not only support your personal and professional well-being, but serves as the first step in the MiCBT certification pathway. Following this course, you are eligible to enrol in the Applied Course, where you will learn to implement MiCBT with your clients. Please visit our website:

    Date: Fridays – September 11, 2020 – November 27, 2020 (No classes October 16 and November 20)
    Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm PST; Trainer: Dr. Alia Offman

    Date: Fridays – April 9, 2021 – June 18, 2021 (No class on May 21)
    Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm PST; Trainer: Dr. Andrea Grabovac

    Fees: Regular: $1460; Early Bird: $1360; Student: $1360; Student Early Bird: $1260 – In CAD & are subject to 13% HST)

    Maximum of 10 registrants (minimum of 6), so please register early to avoid disappointment and ensure discounted pricing.

    Please send all inquiries to:
    Brandilyn Willett, Continuing Ed. Coordinator

Learn Emotionally Focused Individual Therapy (EFIT) with Sue Johnson & Leanne Campbell (ONLINE)

August 10 -13, 2020



Location: Online
Contact Phone Number: (250) 933-4884
Contact E-Mail:
Event Link:

Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT) is best known as a cutting-edge couple intervention but has always, from its inception, been used in clinical practice with individuals and with families, especially with clients dealing with depression, anxiety and trauma and stressor-related disorders.

Participants will learn to:

  • Adopt an attachment humanistic perspective on clients, problems and interventions
  • Discover and distill core emotional experiences and promote emotional balance
  • Outline protective, self-defining and interactional patterns
  • Begin to implement the five moves of the EFT Tango to shape corrective emotional experiences
  • Describe the micro-interventions of the EFT/EFIT model (e.g., heightening)
  • Choreograph dramas that expand the self and open engagement with others
  • Integrate corrective emotional experiences into models of self and other
  • Validate the client’s sense of competence and worth in every session

Optional CEUs available ● ICEEFT Certificate course
Date: August 10-13, 2020
Pacific Time: 9am – 12:15 / Eastern Time: 12pm – 3:15pm (Includes short breaks after each hour)
Total course time: 12 hours (Course will be recorded and available for viewing by registrants for three weeks.)
Cost: $275 US

CPA’s 81st Annual Convention & Tradeshow – Virtual Event

July 6 – August 28, 2020


    Location: Montreal, Québec Virtual

    The Candian Psychological Association’s Annual Convention in Montreal, Québec from May 28th to May 30th has been cancelled.

    Please continue to monitor CPA’s Convention website for information about a Virtual Conference this July and August.

The Western Canadian Conference on Trauma and Addictions: Canada’s Premier Clinical Skills Conference

May 27 – 29, 2020

Jack Hirose & Associates
    Location: EDMONTON, AB
    Co-Sponsored by Sunshine Coast Health Centre – Eboni Webb, Psy.D., HSP and Robert Weiss, Ph.D., LCSW, CSAT and John Briere, Ph.D. and Robert T. Muller, Ph.D., C. Psych and Mary Jo Harwood, MSW, LSW, DNCCM and Jennifer Sweeton, Psy.D., M.S., M.A. and Zachary Walsh, Ph.D. and Darryl S. Inaba, PharmD., CATC-V, CADCIII and Stanton Peele, Ph.D.

Interdisciplinary Conference in Psychology (ICP)

May 7-8, 2020

Interdisciplinary Conference in Psychology  |  Conférence interdisciplinaire en psychologie
    Location: University of Ottawa

    The Interdisciplinary Conference in Psychology (ICP) is an international peer-reviewed academic conference organized each year by graduate and undergraduate students from the School of Psychology at the University of Ottawa. ICP will be celebrating its ninth anniversary on May 7th and 8th, 2020 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.

    ICP aims to foster reflections and discussions on the different innovative approaches towards interdisciplinary research. The conference is an event for all students, professors, and researchers. It offers a unique opportunity to showcase and discuss innovative research on all topics related to psychology. It provides a forum for interdisciplinary learning and collaboration between students and experts.

    For more information about ICP, please visit our website: