AOD

Skills Fund Funded Qualifications and Skill Sets

Submissions have been made for the Skills Fund 2015 and two applications have been submitted in conjunction with registered training organisations. The ATDC has data from the Workforce Survey about worker interest in enrolling in qualifications, but needs more concrete commitment from those wishing to undertake these qualifications in 2015. Expressions of interest may still…

ATOD Research Symposium 2014: Program Now Available

Alcohol, Tobacco & Other Drugs Research Symposium 2014 Program now available: click here Hear from researchers, current students and past graduates about topics related to the Alcohol and other Drugs sector. A great opportunity for frontline workers and policy makers to hear about current Tasmanian research. Suitable for anyone working in the ATOD, health, justice,…

Everybody’s Business: PPEI Strategic Framework

Everybody’s Business: A Strategic Framework for Implementing Promotion,Prevention and Early Intervention (PPEI) Approaches in Averting Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Use In March 2013 the Tasmanian State Government released Everybody’s Business: A Strategic Framework for Implementing Promotion, Prevention and Early Intervention (PPEI) Approaches in Averting Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Use. Drug Education Network (DEN)…

Understanding Pharmacotherapy

This presentation expanded participants’ understanding of pharmacotherapy, including: Opioid Substitution Therapy (OST) drugs and how they work in the body; Use of OST in conjunction with other drugs; Physical and mental side effects of OST; Collaborative care of OST clients. About the presenters:  Dr David Jackson, a GP and Addiction Medicine Specialist, is the Clinic…

ATDC Research Symposium 2014

The Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania Inc (ATDC) invites submissions from new researchers for presentations about the research they are undertaking. The symposium, to be held in Hobart, is an opportunity for university students at all levels, and others who are undertaking research in a field related to alcohol, tobacco and other…

2014 ATOD Awards Recipients Announced

The Tasmanian Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drugs Awards, now in their third year, recognise, promote and reward outstanding practice in the alcohol, tobacco and other drugs field in Tasmania. On June 16th, the 2014 award recipients were announced by the Acting Secretary for the Department of Health and Human Service, Mr Michael Pervan at a…

ATDC Research Symposium 2014

The Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania Inc (ATDC) invites submissions from new researchers for presentations about the research they are undertaking.   The symposium, to be held in Hobart, is an opportunity for university students at all levels, and others who are undertaking research in a field related to alcohol, tobacco and…