Welcome to the latest 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
Deans, E., Ravulo, J., Blignault, I., & Conroy, E. (2021). Understanding the needs of local youth to inform drug and alcohol prevention and harm reduction services: A qualitative study. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 32(3), 416-424.
Farah Nasir, B., Brennan‐Olsen, S., Gill, N. S., Beccaria, G., Kisely, S., Hides, L., … & Toombs, M. (2021). A community‐led design for an Indigenous Model of Mental Health Care for Indigenous people with depressive disorders. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 45(4), 330-337.
Higgins, K., O’Neill, N., O’Hara, L., Jordan, J. A., McCann, M., O’Neill, T., … & Campbell, A. (2021). New psychoactives within polydrug use trajectories—evidence from a mixed‐method longitudinal study. Addiction, 116(9), 2454-2462.
Hurzeler, T., Buckley, N. A., Noghrehchi, F., Malouf, P., Page, A., Schumann, J. L., & Chitty, K. M. (2021). Alcohol‐related suicide across Australia: a geospatial analysis. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, 45(4), 394-399.
Lam, T., Fischer, J., Salom, C., Ogeil, R., Wilson, J., Lubman, D. I., … & Allsop, S. (2021). Safety first: Beliefs of older peers supplying alcohol to underage friends. Health Promotion Journal of Australia, 32(3), 407-415.
Lowry, N., Marsden, J., Clydesdale, B., Eastwood, B., Havelka, E. M., & Goetz, C. (2021). Acute impact of self‐guided mental imagery on craving in cocaine use disorder: a mixed‐methods analysis of a randomized controlled trial. Addiction, 116(9), 2418-2430.
Stewart, R. E., Shen, L., Kwon, N., Vigderman, J., Kramer, S., Mandell, D. S., … & Rothbard, A. B. (2021). Transporting to treatment: Evaluating the effectiveness of a mobile engagement unit. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 129, 108377.
Volkow, N. D., & Blanco, C. (2021). Research on substance use disorders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment, 129, 108385.
Biden, E. J., Greenwood, C. J., Macdonald, J. A., Spry, E. A., Letcher, P., Hutchinson, D., … & Olsson, C. A. (2021). Preparing for future adversities: Lessons from the COVID-19 pandemic in Australia for promoting relational resilience in families. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 1319.
Hill, B., Uink, B., Dodd, J., Bonson, D., Eades, A. M., & Bennett, S. (2021). Breaking the silence: Insights into the lived experiences of WA Aboriginal/LGBTIQ+ people: Community summary report 2021.
Kershaw, S., Birrell, L., Deen, H., Newton, N. C., Stapinski, L. A., Champion, K. E., … & Chapman, C. (2021). Evaluation of a Digital Health Initiative in Illicit Substance Use: Cross-sectional Survey Study. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 23(8), e29026.
Lunnay, B., Toson, B., Wilson, C., Miller, E. R., Meyer, S. B., Olver, I. N., … & Ward, P. R. (2021). Social Class and Changes in Australian Women’s Affect and Alcohol Consumption During COVID-19. Frontiers in Public Health, 9, 876.
Ogeil, R. P., Scott, D., Faulkner, A., Wilson, J., Beard, N., Smith, K., … & Lubman, D. I. (2021). Changes in alcohol intoxication-related ambulance attendances during COVID-19: How have government announcements and policies affected ambulance call outs?. The Lancet Regional Health-Western Pacific, 14, 100222.
Vallesi, S., & Wood, L. (2021). Aboriginal experiences of Housing First.
Videos & Podcasts
Birdie's tree: natural disaster recovery
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Health Symposium Series
Living works Start
LivingWorks Start is a 90-minute online training program that prepares trainees with the skills to recognize when someone is having thoughts of suicide and respond to keep them safe.
2 day online interactive masterclass with 360Edge.
Cost: $445.50 – $655
Wed, 15 Sep 2021, 9:00 AM –
Thu, 16 Sep 2021, 4:30 PM
NDARC Annual Research Symposium
Free and online. 20-22 October 2021.
Risk Factors for Alcohol and Other Drug Use: Implications for Prevention
This presentation will discuss the prevalence of drug and alcohol use among young people; the role personality, mental health and the developing brain have on shaping teenager’s drug and alcohol use, and implications for prevention.
Free online training comprising of 11 modules
Online and face to face – free for Queensland AOD workers
An Introduction to Mindfulness in AOD
Tue. 7 Sep 2021, 9:00 am
Tue. 14 Sep 2021, 1:00 pm
Tue. 14 Sep 2021, 8:30 am
– Wed. 15 Sep 2021, 4:00 pm
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