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THE FEDERATION OF DRUG & ALCOHOL PROFESSIONALS (FDAP):

The professional body for the substance use field and works to help improve standards of practice across the sector. http://www.fdap.org.uk/

 

SUBSTANCE MISUSE SKILLS CONSORTIUM

Independent and sector-led, the ‘Skills Hub’ is an interactive, online resource providing access to the guidance, evidence, implementation guides, manuals and other resources needed by treatment services wanting to implement the skills framework. http://www.skillsconsortium.org.uk/

 

SKILLS FOR HEALTH

The Sector Skills Council for Health supports the UK health sector develop a highly skilled and flexible workforce. Proven solutions help improve not just productivity but also the quality of health and healthcare.http://www.skillsforhealth.org.uk/

 

DRUG & ALCOHOL FINDINGS

Responding to drug and alcohol use in Britain; linking practice to research. http://findings.org.uk/index.php

 

LOCAL SUBSTANCE  MISUSE TRAINING

Check out this website’s training section for local provision, or your Local Authority website. Access ‘Introduction to Identifying and Managing People at Work with alcohol or/and drug misuse issues’ here

 

NATIONAL ALCOHOL ACADEMY

has an Identification and Brief Advice (IBA) blog. http://alcoholiba.com/about/

 

ALCOHOL IBA ‘TRAINING APP’.

This free app is available to download to support front line health or social care professional roles to offer simple alcohol brief intervention. http://alcoholiba.com/2014/07/01/alcohol-iba-training-app-released/

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