Calendar

May
24
Fri
Consumer Academy Workshop: Navigating the Health System/Models of Treatment @ ACON Building
May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Empowering consumers to take part in alcohol and drug treatment service design & delivery through training. For more information and to register, please contact Melanie on (02) 8354 7300 or melaniej@nuaa.org.au.

May
25
Sat
‘Providing quality care for people who use drugs’: Accredited training for GPs (Sydney central) @ Sydney
May 25 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
NUAA is launching its first RACGP-accredited, active learning module training for GPs to help remove the barriers for accessing health care for People Who Use Drugs. We are running two pilot sessions, one in Sydney (May 25) and the other in Parramatta (August 31). The sessions will run from 8:30am to 4:30pm. Free parking available, morning tea, lunch & afternoon tea served.
 
You can find out more here and express interest via our enquiry form. For more information, please contact Ruan Uys, Director, Training & Workforce Development on training@nuaa.org.au or phone (02) 8354 7300.
May
30
Thu
Consumer Academy: Workshops for AOD staff in Western Sydney @ Went West
May 30 @ 9:30 am – 1:30 pm

The NSW Users and AIDS Association (NUAA) are running a half-day workshop for AOD staff working in Western Sydney.

This training aims to teach participants how to better communicate with clients who use drugs, recognise and address barriers to accessing AOD services, apply a harm reduction approach to their practices, and refer clients who use drugs to appropriate programs and service with more confidence.

Facilitator: Annie Madden (Harm Reduction Australia)
Dates: 10 April or 30 May | Time 9.30 AM – 1.30 PM
Venue: Went West, Level 1, 85 Fushcombe Road, Blacktown

Workshops are free and a light lunch will be served. For more information and registration, please contact Melanie Joyce – (02) 8354 7300 | melaniej@nuaa.org.au

This activity has been made possible by funding from Western Sydney Primary Health Network.

May
31
Fri
NGALAWI DJARDI (SIT AND YARN) HEALTH RETREAT: FOR ABORIGINAL & TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER PEOPLE LIVING WITH HIV @ United Venues, Elanora
May 31 @ 12:30 pm – Jun 2 @ 3:00 pm

If you are interested in this retreat, fun by ACON for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people living with HIV, you can fill out this application form. Applications close Friday May 17.

BRISE Webinar: UPDATES ON HEPATITIS C AND NEEDLE SYRINGE PROGRAMS
May 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This webinar will provide an overview of the most recent data on hepatitis C and needle syringe programs, reflect on the NSW report card, and discuss how services can tailor their services.

Moderated by Scientia Professor Carla Treloar.

Presenters will include:
·         Louise Geddes, PhD Candidate, The Kirby Institute
·         Joanne Bryant, Associate Professor, Centre for Social Research in Health
·         Charles Henderson, Deputy CEO, NUAA
·         Phil Read, Director, Kirketon Road Centre

A link and instructions on joining the webinar will be sent to you after registration closes on 29 May 2019 at 5pm. To register:  Click here

We ask that this invitation be forwarded to your staff and other people or agencies that might be interested. In particular, the NSP Leadership Group may like to forward this to staff in their services.

For more information, visit the BRISE website.

The BBV & STI Research, Intervention and Strategic Evaluation (BRISE) Program is funded by the NSW Ministry of Health. Through a multidisciplinary program of research, evaluation, capacity building and strategic advice, the BRISE Consortium aims to support the NSW Ministry of Health in meeting strategic goals in BBVs and STIs. The key partners of the BRISE Consortium are the Kirby Institute and the Centre for Social Research in Health, both internationally recognised research centres located at UNSW Sydney. 

Jun
2
Sun
International Whores Day
Jun 2 all-day
Jun
6
Thu
BRISE Webinar: AN UPDATE ON STIs IN PRIORITY POPULATIONS
Jun 6 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

This webinar will provide an overview of the most recent data on STIs in priority populations.

Moderated by Scientia Professor Carla Treloar.

Presenters will include:

  • Martin Holt, Professor and Limin Mao, Associate Professor, Centre for Social Research in Health
  • Philippe Adam, Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Social Research in Health
  • Denton Callander, Senior Research Fellow, The Kirby Institute
  • Marty Janssen, Social Marketing & Health Promotion Program Manager, NSW STI Programs Unit

A link and instructions on joining the webinar will be sent to you after registration closes on 4 June 2019 at 5pm.

Please circulate this invite to your colleagues as appropriate.

Date:   Thursday 6 June 2019
Time:   11.00am –  12.00pm
To register:   Click here

For more information, visit the BRISE website.

The BBV & STI Research, Intervention and Strategic Evaluation (BRISE) Program is funded by the NSW Ministry of Health. Through a multidisciplinary program of research, evaluation, capacity building and strategic advice, the BRISE Consortium aims to support the NSW Ministry of Health in meeting strategic goals in BBVs and STIs. The key partners of the BRISE Consortium are the Kirby Institute and the Centre for Social Research in Health, both internationally recognised research centres located at UNSW Sydney. 

Jun
7
Fri
Consumer Academy Workshop: Advocacy/Power o the Personal Story @ ACON Building
Jun 7 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Empowering consumers to take part in alcohol and drug treatment service design & delivery through training. For more information and to register, please contact Melanie on (02) 8354 7300 or melaniej@nuaa.org.au.

Jun
13
Thu
Consume Academy Workshop: Stigma & Discrimination @ ACON Building
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Empowering consumers to take part in alcohol and drug treatment service design & delivery through training. For more information and to register, please contact Melanie on (02) 8354 7300 or melaniej@nuaa.org.au.

Jul
7
Sun
NAIDOC Week
Jul 7 – Jul 13 all-day