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New Publications

4 June 2015

Methamphetamine Resources

In response to increasing concern about methamphetamine use in Australia, NCETA has released three new information sheets which aim to inform people about current patterns and trends in methamphetamine use, associated harms, and intervention options.

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Roche, A., McEntee, A., Fischer, J., & Kostadinov, V. (2015). Methamphetamine use in Australia. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.

This information sheet provides an overview of current patterns and trends in methamphetamine use and associated harms in Australia, with a particular focus on ice.

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Roche, A. (2015). Methamphetamine: Effects and responses. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.

 

This information sheet details current patterns of methamphetamine use, changes in frequency and mode of use, emergent effects and negative consequences, and intervention options.

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Pidd, K., & Roche, A. (2015). ‘Ice’ and the workplace. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.

This information sheet provides information on methamphetamine use and its implications for workplaces. 

 

Cannabis Makes the Grade: Resource and Powerpoint Slides

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White, M., Roche, A., Trifonoff, A., Matalon, E., & Elkins, K. (2014). Cannabis makes the grade: A resource to support the development of a ‘cannabis competent’ workforce in the AOD sector. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.

Cannabis Makes the Grade: A resource to support the development of a ‘cannabis competent’ workforce in the AOD sector, developed by NCETA. This resource provides guidance to VET practitioners, from frontline trainers and course coordinators through to RTO managers on where and how to incorporate cannabis-related content into AOD training.

The resource uses units of competencies from AOD qualifications in the Community Services Training Package as a mechanism to organise cannabis training content and assessment activities. Training content is aligned to elements and performance criteria, while assessment activities are aligned to underpinning skills and knowledge. 

Three Units of Competency from the AOD qualifications in the Community Services Training Package are provided as a guide to how cannabis content can be folded into teaching programs.  Cannabis-specific learning and assessment activities, aligned to the elements of competency and underpinning skills and knowledge in the units, are provided.

The resource is accompanied by Cannabis Makes the Grade: Exploring cannabis content in accredited AOD traininga set of PowerPoint slides for VET practitioners to use when incorporating cannabis content into their teaching program.

 

Alcohol Education in Australian Schools: Report and Information Sheet

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Alcohol education: What really works in schools?

 

This information booklet consolidates findings of a systematic review about alcohol education programs in schools. The booklet provides educators with readily accessible information about the programs which have been found to be effective in delaying and/or reducing alcohol use amongst students as well as building resilience. It also details programs which have been demonstrated to have little impact and/or negative effects.

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Grey Matters: Preventing and responding to alcohol and other drug problems among older Australians Information Sheets

EN557_web.png Nicholas, R., & Roche, A.M. (2014). Information Sheet 1: Why the growing use of alcohol and other drugs among older Australians needs attention. (Vol. Information Sheet 1). Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training in Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.
 EN558_web.png Nicholas, R., & Roche, A.M. (2014). Information Sheet 2: Alcohol and other drug use and healthy ageing: Patterns of use and harm among older Australians. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training in Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.
EN559_web.png Nicholas, R., & Roche, A.M. (2014). Information Sheet 3: The silver tsunami: The impact of Australia's ageing population. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training in Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.
 EN560_web.png Nicholas, R., & Roche, A.M. (2014). Information Sheet 4: Prevention and screening programs. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training in Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.
 EN561_web.png Nicholas, R., & Roche, A.M. (2014). Information Sheet 5: Barriers and enablers to accessing assistance. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training in Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.
 EN562_web.png Nicholas, R., & Roche, A.M. (2014). Information Sheet 6: Common substance use co-morbidities. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training in Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.
 EN563_web.png Nicholas, R., & Roche, A.M. (2014). Information Sheet 7: Older Australians, opioids and the treatment of pain. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training in Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.

Grey Matters: Preventing and responding to alcohol and other drug problems among older Australians Reference List

Nicholas, R., & Roche, A.M. (2014). Grey Matters Information Sheet Series: Reference list and citation details. Adelaide, South Australia: National Centre for Education and Training in Addiction (NCETA), Flinders University.


How to Order these Publications

 

To order hard copies of NCETA's publications:

  • online, click here, or
  • by phoning NCETA on 08 8201 7535, or
  • emailing nceta.flinders.edu.au.