Workforce Development

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…

ATDC collecting information for the Skills Fund 2015 submission

Submissions are currently open for the Skills Fund 2015 and we have a very limited time in which to submit an application. There is data from the Workforce Survey about worker interest in enrolling in qualifications, but more concrete commitment to inform a submission for funding for some of the qualifications is needed. Please advise…

UTas Graduate Certificate in Addiction Studies: applications for 2015 now open

Applications are open until early January for units of study commencing 23 February. The units are delivered fully online. Prospective applicants are required to submit evidence of where they work (a payslip will be suffice), AHPRA registration details (if relevant) and a brief statement on which course they want to do and why. Students will…

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…

Review of AOD Certificate IV and Diploma qualifications

The third round of public consultations in the review of the AOD Certificate IV and Diploma qualifications is now open. All stakeholders are encouraged to give feedback on the current drafts of the qualifications, units and skill sets. Please download the draft documents from the CS&HISC website.  Please use the link http://www.cshisc.com.au/develop/training-packages/public-consultation/ to access  draft…

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,…

ATDC Workforce Survey 2014: Gold Pass Winner Announced

The ATDC thanks all who participated in the 2014 Workforce Survey and is please to announce that the winner of the draw for a Gold Pass Ticket to ATDC training events for 12 months is Matthew Holloway. Our congratulations to Matthew. We hope that he has many opportunities to use his ticket.

The ATDC 2014 Stakeholder Survey Analysis of Results

The ATDC Stakeholder Survey 2014 Analysis of Results is now available for download. One hundred and forty (140) people responded to the 2014 ATDC Stakeholder Survey, which was sent to all 745 ATDC e-News subscribers. This is an 18.79% response rate, which represents a very slight 1.63% increase in response rate for the 2013 survey.  …

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…