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Managing Risky Clients: The Essential Toolkit
Managing Risky Clients: The Essential Toolkit

Mon, Jun 24



Managing Risky Clients: The Essential Toolkit

This highly practical 1-day workshop will give helping professionals the confidence to work with risky clients in ways that reduce risk & promote long-term change.

Time & Location

Jun 24, 2024, 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM

Erina, t2 suite 2/34 Karalta Rd, Erina NSW 2250, Australia

About the event

This 1-day workshop will give helping professionals all the skills needed to be confident in working with risky & complex presentations. 

The skills you'll learn in this workshop are highly practical, evidence-based & come from highly effective dialectical behavioural therapy (DBT) practices. 

Topics covered in this workshop include:

* Understanding complex & risky presentations

* The Distress Tolerance Curve

* Identifying the role of risky behaviours & increasing awareness for clients

* Skills to help clients manage times of emotional crisis & distress

* The vital role of attunement & validation

* Developing collaborative & effective safety plans that actually work

This workshop is ideal for clinicians who:

* Work in mental health settings

* Encounter risky & complex clients

* Have responsibility for developing safety plans

* Are interested in getting better outcomes for risky & complex clients

About the Facilitator:

Your facilitator for this workshop is Alex Wilson (AMSHW & Director), from Mindful Recovery Services & The Central Coast DBT Centre.

Alex has worked in the public & private mental health sector for 21+ years. She specialises in treatment for teens & adults with complex mental health issues, including personality disorders, complex PTSD & those deemed 'treatment resistant'. 

Alexis a strong advocate for compassionate & evidence-based care for all members of society, & the elimination of mental health stigma. 


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