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Assessment, Diagnosis and Case Formulation

Course summary

This page allows enrolment into two courses: Assessment and Diagnosis, and Case Formulation.

The Assessment and Diagnosis course is designed to help mental health practitioners develop their capability in conducting comprehensive, trauma-informed clinical assessments of emergency workers. It will also assist practitioners to determine Emergency Worker suitability for and capacity to engage in treatment.

The Case Formulation course will provide mental health practitioners with the fundamentals of developing individualised case formulations; an approach to understanding and responding to client needs, and aiding recovery from trauma for emergency services personnel.

Each course is $82.50 and approximately 90 minutes. Select the course that you wish to enrol in using the drop-down box above the ‘Enrol now’ button.

Course aims

The aims of our Assessment and Diagnosis course are to:

  • Provide a summary of the purposes and methods common in the practice of evidence-based assessment 
  • Summarise key information regarding assessment tools and timelines required of clinicians working within the Community of Excellence network
  • Use learning activities to help consolidate your understanding
  • Provide you with a resource bank of assessment and treatment planning tools, which you can access at any time.

The aims of our Case Formulation course are to:

  • Assist practitioners to enhance their case formulation skills when treating emergency workers
  • Support ongoing professional development for evidence-based practitioners.
Course learning outcomes

After taking our Assessment and Diagnosis course, practitioners will be able to:

  • Better understand the Centre of Excellence assessment and treatment planning requirements and processes
  • Be more familiar with strategies that will enhance their capacity to conduct comprehensive, trauma-informed clinical assessments with Emergency Workers.

After taking our Case Formulation course, practitioners will be able to:

  • Understand the principles underpinning the development of case formulations
  • Develop individualised case formulations and formulation-based treatment plans in response to case vignettes.
Assessment, Diagnosis and Case Formulation
Self-paced online
90 minutes per part
Assessment and Diagnosis
AUD $82.50 (incl. GST)

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Level 3, 161 Barry Street

Carlton, VIC 3053, Australia

Phone: +61 3 9035 5599

Fax: +61 3 9035 5455