NCETA - The National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction is an internationally recognised research centre that works as a catalyst for change in the alcohol and other drugs field.

The promotion of Workforce Development (WFD) principles, research and evaluation of effective practices is NCETA´s core business.

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NCETA is a collaborative venture between Flinders University, the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and the South Australian Department of Health. It is located within the School of Medicine at Flinders University in South Australia.

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Latest News from NCETA

New Publications - 27 February 2015

NCETA has released a new resource and powerpoint slides which aim to help support the development of a ‘cannabis competent’ workforce in the alcohol and other drug sector read more

The Grey Matters National Conference - Registrations Open - 19 December 2014

On Wednesday 1 April 2015, the National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA) will hold a national conference on identifying, preventing and responding to alcohol and other drug problems among older Australians. The conference will be held at the Marion Cultural Centre, Oaklands Park, Adelaide. Registrations are now open read more

Grey Matters Information Sheets - 18 December 2014

The Grey Matters Information Sheets aim to assist specialist and generalist health and welfare workers to better prevent, assess and respond to the needs of older people experiencing, or at risk of experiencing, alcohol and other drug (AOD) related harm read more

Alcohol Education for Australian Schools - 17 December 2014

The issue of youth alcohol consumption has received considerable attention in recent years. Although a primary prevention approach has often been implemented in schools, the wide array of available programs makes it challenging for schools to determine which programs are optimal for their student population. NCETA undertook a systematic review of school-based alcohol prevention programs with results published in two handy resources read more