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Assisting clients affected by substance use

Jeff Buckley is a Social Worker with 20 years’ experience in the youth homelessness and alcohol and drug sectors in both government and non-government roles.  He is currently the Director of Insight, a statewide alcohol and drug training and workforce development unit based in Queensland Health.  This presentation will provide an overview of patterns of substance use and dependence, including how these can impact upon our ability to assess capacity and consent.  The effects of crystal methamphetamine will also be discussed as well as strategies for managing intoxication and associated behaviours amongst our clients.

Date:
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Time:
12pm (Brisbane time)
Cost:
Free
City/Town:
Online
Host:
Community Legal Centres Queensland
Type:
Webinar