7th February, 2014 / 11.00am - 4.00pm
29th April, 2016
Keynote speaker: Professor Ann Roche, Director National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction, Flinders University, Australia.
The conference will address issues such as the increasing professionalisation of the workforce in the substance use field; what is meant by work force development (eg. capacity, capability, skills); the need to consider the individual worker, the organisation and the wider treatment system; worker welfare and issues such as ‘burn out’; the political, economic and social influences on workforce development; where we have been, where we are and where we are going.