Welcome to the March edition of the PD blog, containing professional development opportunities for workers in the AOD and mental health sector. We aim to include as many free and online resources as possible to ensure it is fully inclusive. Please contact the librarian if you have any questions, comments or wish to subscribe to the blog.
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From the library collection
Cole, F., Benjet, C., Ghimire, D. J., & Axinn, W. G. (2021). Predictors of transitions across stages of alcohol use and disorders in an adult population with heterogeneous ethnic restrictions regarding drinking. Addiction. 116(4), 809-818.
Landberg, J., Trolldal, B., & Norström, T. (2021). Is the theory of collectivity of drinking cultures valid across educational groups?. Drug and Alcohol Review, 40(3), 472-480.
Lewczuk, K., Nowakowska, I., Lewandowska, K., Potenza, M. N., & Gola, M. (2021). Frequency of use, moral incongruence and religiosity and their relationships with self‐perceived addiction to pornography, internet use, social networking and online gaming. Addiction. 116(4), 889-899.
Palmer, A., Higgs, P., Scott, N., Agius, P., Maher, L., & Dietze, P. (2021). Prevalence and correlates of simultaneous, multiple substance injection (co‐injection) among people who inject drugs in Melbourne, Australia. Addiction. 116(4), 876-888.
Robins, J. E., Kalk, N. J., Ross, K. R., Pritchard, M., Curtis, V., & Morley, K. I. (2021). The association of acute alcohol use and dynamic suicide risk with variation in onward care after psychiatric crisis. Drug and Alcohol Review, 40(3), 499-508.
Satour, J., & Goldingay, S. (2021). Experiencing Aboriginal perspectives through the embodied concept of the tree of life: Implications for developing a teaching resource. Australian Social Work, 74(2), 198-209.
Smoyer, A. B., Divita, D., & Perrault, A. (2021). Masculine embodiment among sexual minorities in a women’s prison. Australian Social Work, 74(2), 172-185.
Skinner, N., & Roche, A. M. (2021). ‘Very demanding. Extremely rewarding’: Exploring the co‐occurrence of burnout and engagement in alcohol and other drug workers. Drug and Alcohol Review.
Wong, Y. L. R., & Vinsky, J. (2021). Beyond implicit bias: Embodied cognition, mindfulness, and critical reflective practice in social work. Australian Social Work, 74(2), 186-197.
Deans CL. (2021). Exploring the impact of a large gender-sensitised health promotion program: the Sons of the West program. Public Health Research and Practice, 31(1).
Deroy, S., & Schütze, H. (2021). Factors supporting retention of health and wellbeing staff in Aboriginal health services: a strength-based case study. Human Resources for Health, 19(1), 1-9.
Duke, K., Gleeson, H., Dąbrowska, K., Herold, M., & Rolando, S. (2021). The engagement of young people in drug interventions in coercive contexts: findings from a cross-national European study. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 28(1), 26-35.
Garay, J. (2021). Social and Emotional Wellbeing service experiences of Aboriginal young people in New South Wales, Australia: listening to voices, respecting experiences, improving outcomes (Doctoral dissertation, University of Sydney).
Glanville, J. M., Perry, A. E., Martyn-St James, M., Hewitt, C., Swami, S., Wright, K., … & Bunney, M. (2021). Pharmacological interventions for drug-using offenders: an update to a systematic review and meta-analysis. Journal of Experimental Criminology, 1-57.
Hill, N. T., Witt, K., Rajaram, G., McGorry, P. D., & Robinson, J. (2021). Suicide by young Australians, 2006–2015: a cross‐sectional analysis of national coronial data. Medical Journal of Australia, 214(3), 133-139.
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