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Professional Development - Information for AOD workers

Keeping up-to-date with the latest research and opinions in the alcohol and other drugs field can sometimes be a challenge for busy workers.

To help you find exactly what you’re looking for, we have collected a range of ideas for training, education and networking.

Browse this section to find information about courses and training organisations, professional journals and newsletters, e-lists, seminars and other relevant events.

Resources for workers

  • DrugInfo distributes free resources, such as pamphlets, suitable for health professionals.
  • A range of resources, including DVDs, manuals and books (like the one shown below), manuals and DVDs, are available from the Alcohol and Drug Foundation Shop.


Check our events listings to find professional development opportunities for the alcohol and other drug sector.

DrugInfo seminars

DrugInfo regularly runs free seminars for people working in the alcohol and other drug, and related sectors. They are a great opportunity for networking with other people working in your area of interest.

Notes, slides, videos or audio recordings from past seminars are available to browse.

These seminars are often broadcast as live webinars, so if you're not able to make it to the venue on the day, you may be able to join in online.

Training for the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector

Find out what training is available for workers new to the AOD field, and how you can access professonal development to keep your knowledge up-to-date.


Last updated: 20 April 2016

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