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National Alcohol and other Drug Workforce Development Strategy 2015â?"2018. A Sub-strategy of the National Drug Strategy 2010â?"15.

Creator:

National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction

Type: Article
Region: Republic of Ireland
Northern Ireland
Description:

This Strategy has been developed to support the Australian National Drug Strategy in recognition of the need for a national focus on workforce development activities for the alcohol and other drug (AOD) workforce. The Strategyâ?Ts 12 key outcome areas are to: 1. Understand the specialist AOD prevention and treatment workforce 2. Create a sustainable specialist AOD prevention and treatment workforce by addressing recruitment and retention issues 3. Match roles with capabilities 4. Enhance capacity to cater for older AOD clients as well as those with co-and multiple morbidities and other complex needs 5. Improve child and family sensitive practice 6. Improve consumer participation in AOD service provision, policy and planning 7. Increase the capacity of the workforce to respond appropriately to AOD issues among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples 8. Increase the capacity of the workforce to respond appropriately to AOD issues among culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) groups 9. Increase the capacity of the workforce to respond appropriately to AOD issues among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex individuals 10. Enhance the capacity of generalist health, community, welfare and support services workers to prevent and reduce AOD harm 11. Continue to develop the criminal justice workforce to prevent and reduce AOD harm 12. Promote the ability of the education sector to prevent and reduce AOD harm

Date:

01/01/2015

Rights: Public
Suggested citation:

National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction. (2015) National Alcohol and other Drug Workforce Development Strategy 2015â?"2018. A Sub-strategy of the National Drug Strategy 2010â?"15. [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/927562 [Accessed: 24th June 2019].

  

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