Dual Diagnosis Training (Online) – Substance Abuse & Mental Health Interventions from an integrated holistic framework

Thank you for your interest in our online program, once you have registered you will receive an email with a free token to use on the website instead of paying the normal price of $214.50.

It is available 24/7 (but is not currently available live), however, the online is exactly the same content as our live program. It is self-paced, with lifetime access and you can complete it in any timeframe that you like once you have registered. So you can complete it as fast or slow as you want.

The Dual Diagnosis Consultant delivering the training, has over 7 years lived experience as an ex-addict himself and spent over 10 years accessing various treatment and recovery programs to work through the underlying issues. Since then, he has 29 years of clinical experience as a counsellor and 22 years as an educator to Government and Non-Government organisations in Australia and in 116countries worldwide.

The Dual Diagnosis Training Intro video on the website ( introduces the advanced training that explains Substance Abuse, (with Alcohol & Other Drugs), as well as Mental Health Issues from an integrated holistic framework. The training is outlined in detail below and further information is also available on the website. This training will equip workers to be able to deliver a brief & early intervention to people struggling with substance abuse and mental health issues as well as advanced psychotherapeutic skills. This will also equip you to be a Sponsor / Buddy with a drug user who wants to implement the tripod of support to stay clean.

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

  • Memory formation
  • Locus of control shift
  • Guilt vs Shame
  • Anger, Rage & Forgiveness
  • Dealing with ambivalence

Module 6. Brief & Early Intervention and Tripod of Support

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

This free training hosted by Banquet5 is ideal for Chaplains, Teachers, Pastors and Ministers, Mentors, Life Coaches and Health Professionals for up skilling and Professional Development.

If people want a certificate of attendance and also qualify for 12 points (ONLINE) of CPD (Continuing Professional Development) for their professional peak body (APS, AASW, ACA, CPA, ACWA, PACFA etc), they need to pay the normal fee of $214.50 explained on our website.

Dates and Times
August 1, 2023 - October 31, 2023
All Day
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