Face-to-face ice training will be extended to more frontline workers to help them respond to people affected by the drug.
Training for nurses began rolling out in November, provided by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation and Turning Point.
Six new training providers will provide half-day face-to-face ice training for other frontline workers across the state, including health, emergency services, justice, child protection and education workers.
- 360Edge will work with the health sector, education staff, housing, transport and welfare providers
- Caraniche will train court and prison staff, local government and emergency staff
- the Centre for Excellence in Child and Family Welfare, and the Youth Advocacy and Support Agency will work with human services including child protection
- the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners will train general practitioners
- Victoria Police will train police and Ambulance Victoria will train paramedics and first responders.
The training will be rolled out for around 40,000 frontline workers over four years.
The half-day training course will build frontline workers' knowledge and skills to respond safely and effectively to people who are affected by ice.
Supporting frontline workers is part of the Victorian Government's Ice Action Plan.
For more information visit Supporting frontline workers responding to ice.