Innovation in Action Seminar March 14th 2013

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With the whole of government Victorian alcohol and other drugs reforms set to reshape the delivery of alcohol and drug treatment services this year, this seminar looked at innovation - what works, what doesn’t, and what we can learn.

Featuring a keynote address from Dr Adam Winstock discussing findings and issues from the Global Drug Survey as well as showcases of other innovative practices this seminar promoted and discussed innovative thinking and action in the alcohol and other drug sector in Australia and overseas.

See videos of the presentations and download slideshows.

iaod13

With the whole of government Victorian alcohol and other drugs reforms set to reshape the delivery of alcohol and drug treatment services this year, this seminar looked at innovation - what works, what doesn’t, and what we can learn.

Featuring a keynote address from Dr Adam Winstock discussing findings and issues from the Global Drug Survey as well as showcases of other innovative practices this seminar promoted and discussed innovative thinking and action in the alcohol and other drug sector in Australia and overseas.

twitterThe seminar featured a live twitter feed using #iAOD13. View the twitter submissions here.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Keynote address: Dr Adam Winstock – Consultant Addiction Psychiatrist at the South London and Maudsley NHS Trust and Honorary Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry.

Adam is founder and director of Global Drug Survey and architect of the drugs meter. Adam presented selected findings from the Global Drug Survey conducted at the end of 2012 addressing key issues related to drug use, public health, sex, pleasure and harm reduction.

 

 


 

 

Matthew Gleeson – Consumer Participation Leadership Group coordinator, ReGen

It has been generally agreed that service user participation is a ‘good thing’ in theory, but has often been identified as being ‘difficult’ in practice. This presentation examined ReGen’s commitment to building service user participation capacity and our efforts so far.

 

Service User Participation – A whole of organisation approach PowerPoint slideshow available here

 


 

 

Heather Pickard – CEO, sharc & Donna Ribton-Turner, Director Clinical Services, ReGen

Innovation in Family work – how a partnership between ReGen and sharc has strengthened support to families affected by an individual’s problematic substance use.

 

Innovation in Family work PowerPoint slideshow available here

 


 

 

Ray Stephens – Online Project Leader, ReGen

For most of the drug and alcohol sector, face-to-face therapy remains the preferred model for delivering clinical services. With advances in access to technology, particularly mobile, there are increasing opportunities to expand access and enhance existing approaches of services through remote methods. What are the developments and possibilities?

 

Online treatment enhancement PowerPoint slideshow available here