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Jul 29, 2018

Drug and Alcohol Apprenticeships and Beyond: Keeping the Workforce Up-to-Date


Kate Halliday
Kate is Interim Executive Director for SMMGP / FDAP as well as working directly in the field part-time as a senior social worker; these different strands of work feed into...


This session will look at the latest developments in what may be the greatest change in workforce development - the drug and alcohol worker apprenticeship. With employers designing the standardisation of training for drug and alcohol practitioners we can hope to see an improvement in the provision of services, the retention of staff and the encouragement of new talent to the field. The session will also look at the complexity of providing CPD across the drug and alcohol sector, with each profession having its own demands while needing a consistency of training across the workforce.