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SHARC in the Victorian Alcohol and Other Drugs Awareness Campaign - 'A World of Difference'.

In conjunction with the release of Victoria’s alcohol and other drugs workforce strategy 2018–2022 recently, the Government also launched the Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Awareness Campaign to support workforce growth. Appropriately themed ‘A World of Difference’ – the videos highlight the powerful impact that working in the sector can have and the diversity of roles within it. In the campaign, Co-ordinator of Peer Projects at SHARC, Crystal Clancy, speaks about her unique role and her…

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The AOD Peer Workforce highlighted in Victoria’s alcohol and other drugs workforce strategy 2018–2022

This week the Minister for Mental Health, Martin Foley MP, released a new workforce strategy for the alcohol and other drugs sector.  Victoria’s alcohol and other drugs workforce strategy 2018–2022 has been developed to put in place a range of immediate actions to improve the recruitment, retention and skills of the specialist alcohol and other drugs workforce. This strategy highlights the importance of, and departmental investment in, the AOD peer workforce: ‘The value of peer…

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Celebrating the delivery of Victoria’s first AOD Peer Worker Training!

SHARC have delivered Victoria’s first Alcohol and Other Drugs (AOD) Peer Worker Training to existing and emerging Peer Workers in the AOD sector. We would like to congratulate all graduates and thank consortia partners for introducing a peer workforce as part of their ongoing service delivery. ‘(the training) provided a framework to fall back on and refer to…the manual will be on my desk at all times for future reference’ – Peer Worker The AOD peer…

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APSU Film Night

APSU held a film night watching ‘A Street Cat Named Bob’ on Thursday the 5th of July to celebrate the diverse community that APSU is lucky to be a part of. Thanks to all of the people who helped with and joined us for the film night. It was a really good night: a great movie, delicious food (especially the fresh popcorn)and a nice intimate community gathering. One of the pictures we took on the…

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