Education

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…

Targeting Tobacco Project support for community sector to help clients quit smoking

Targeting Tobacco Project support for community sector to help clients quit smoking Cancer Council’s Targeting Tobacco Project, funded by the Australian Government through Tasmania Medicare Local, is encouraging community sector workers to take the first step in helping people living  on low incomes and/or with mental illness to quit smoking. (Evidence shows that people with…

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…