Andrew Carroll & Brett Bridges
Your instructors for the Course
About the instructor
Andrew Carroll is a forensic psychiatrist who works primarily in private medicolegal practice, doing forensic assessment work in both the criminal and civil fields. He is an Associate Professor (Adjunct) at Swinburne University of Technology and a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist at the Victorian Institute of Forensic Mental Health (Forensicare), where he is visiting psychiatrist at Hopkins Correctional Centre, Ararat. He is Chair of the Victorian Branch of the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatry Faculty of Forensic Psychiatry.
Brett Bridges is a registered and practicing psychiatric nurse and qualified trainer practicing primarily as a private mental health consultant, trainer and counselling therapist. Brett has fulfilled several senior clinical roles and has extensive experience guiding treatment and support approaches to public and private, clinical and non-clinical services. He is regularly consulted in circumstances of high risk, angst, client and system complexity and in challenging co-morbid presentations.
Recovery-orientated risk management is a breakthrough course tailored specifically to the trending challenges experienced by practitioners in embracing a recovery focused approach to mental health work. This includes facing difficult and complex risk scenarios and medico-legal challenges utilising 'Values Based Practice' principles.
Drawing upon the latest evidence base this course delivers practical and applied learnings to practitioners equipping them with improved knowledge, critical insights and a solid learning platform upon which to build their skills and confidence.
The course is broken down into an introductory session and then 5 carefully crafted and paced sessions providing participants with a unique and engaging online experience unlike any other in the field. This involves:
- presented slides (screencasts)
- facilitated video examples
- key reflections and discussions
- practice tips
- reflective questions
- strategic tools and
- easy to use resources for you to download and utilise as needed.
On completion of the course, you will be able to:
-apply risk assessment research findings to practice
-understand the role of ‘risk factors’ and ‘protective factors' when working with risk
-appreciate the importance of balanced ‘positive risk taking’
- deal with ‘dilemmas’ that arise in risk-related challenges
With a 30 day money back guarantee, there is no risk to you or your organisation. Register now and find out why this course is being heralded as a breakthrough in negotiating challenging risk scenarios whilst maintaining a truly recovery focused approach.
"The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing." Albert Einstein