There are a range of alcohol and other drug training options available in South Australia for people with differing levels of qualification, expertise and interest. The information below will assist you with your training needs and includes a list of training providers and information sources on alcohol and other drug issues.
National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA)
The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) is a national research centre based at Flinders University that specialises in workforce development, capacity building and research translation and dissemination. It provides a range of supports to the alcohol and other drug and broader health and community services sectors including the dissemination of practical evidence-based resources and tailored training workshops, seminars and webinars.
There are a range of Australian and South Australian providers of vocational education and training that offer drug and alcohol units of competency or full qualifications. We recommend searching online to explore these options.
Centacare Catholic Family Services A Registered Training Organisation that provides a range of courses covering Alcohol and Other Drugs, Mental Health, Disability and Community Services.)
Nunkuwarrin Yunti of South Australia Inc. A Registered Training Organisation that provides a range of courses delivered in the Aboriginal context. Other accredited alcohol and other drug workshops can be tailored to suit a particular workplace.
ADIS provides a confidential telephone counselling, information and referral service for the general public, concerned family and friends, students and health professionals.
Contact ADIS on 1300 13 1340 between 8.30am and 10pm any day to speak with an experienced health professional. Information pamphlets, posters and other resources can also be downloaded or ordered through the Alcohol and Drug Information Service (ADIS).
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