NUAA Consumer Academy

Funded by WentWest, the Western Sydney PHN and CESPHN, the Central and Eastern Sydney PHN.

Do you want to make a difference? Gain new skills? Consumer Academy aims to empower consumers to participate in Alcohol and Drug Treatment service design through training.


Consumer Academy Workshop Topics:


  • Challenging stigma
  • Public speaking
  • Using the personal story/power `
    of the narrative
  • Public speaking tips

 Consumer Engagement

  • How does effective consumer
    engagement improve treatment outcomes?
  • Models of consumer engagement
  • The value of community

Working with a Clinical Team

  • How do clinical teams work:
  • processes, regulatory framework, restrictions and benefits
  • Proven methods of consumer engagement in clinical teams

AOD Issues and Treatment Options

  • Navigating the health system
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Professional boundaries
  • Health Promotion

For more information and upcoming training dates please complete the inquiry form below or contact Melanie on (02) 8354 7300 or email