Mental Health Training Curriculum by the Victorian Dual Disability Service – Session 4 – 27 March

Western Victoria Primary Health Network (WVPHN) are pleased to invite you to attend the Victorian Dual Disability Service (VDDS) Training Curriculum. This training curriculum has been designed to attend all sessions and delivered via a hybrid model (face-to-face limited places) and online. Note: This Session is only delivered face-to-face as a workshop.


  • Andrew Pridding – Nurse Practitioner, Victorian Dual Disability Service (VDDS) St. Vincent’s Hospital (Melbourne)

Important: Please ensure you register for each session as this will allow you to receive a digital certificate of attendance. Please note: Session 4 on 27th March 2024 is face-to-face only as it will be run as a workshop to operationalise learnings, and all attendees would benefit from attending this session.

  • Session 1: Systemic, legal and ethical issues management of mental illness in people with intellectual disability (14th February)
  • Session 2: Assessment of mental illness in people with an Intellectual Disability (28th February)
  • Session 3: Understanding and Managing Behaviours (13th March)
  • Session 4: Screening and management of ID in people with serious mental illness and co-morbidities of ADHD and autism (27th March)
  • Session 5: Medication for people with an intellectual disability (10th April)
  • Session 6: Treatment of mental illness in people with Intellectual Disability (24th April)
  • Session 7: VDDS Case Presentation – Inclusive of open Question and Answer panel discussion (8th May)

Partnered by:

  • Western Victoria Primary Health Network (WVPHN) Supporting People with an Intellectual Disability to Access Health (SPIDAH) project, WVPHN Mental Health & Victorian Dual Disability Service (VDDS)

For more information please contact the SPIDAH team Kerry / Nicole at

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Last modified: 16 January, 2024

Event details


Cut off date

  • March 20, 2024 5:00 pm


  • Ballarat Community Health
    12 Lilburne Street
    Lucas Vic 3350