Glossary

Terms commonly used in the alcohol and other drug field are listed below.

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Generalist Worker

Generalist Worker

A generalist encompasses a number of professional groups that respond to a range of drug-related health problems or drug-related issues but do not operate in a drug-specific treatment setting. Examples of a generalist worker are a nurse, general practitioner, police officer or teacher. (Ask et al, 1998).

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References

Ask, A., Ashenden, R., Allsop, S., Cormack, S., Addy, D., Beel, A. (1998). Education and Training Programs for Frontline Professionals Responding to Drug Problems in Australia: A Literature Review. Adelaide: National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction (NCETA).