Free Conference at Middlesex University, April 29th 2016. Workforce Development: Challenges, Opportunities and the Way Forward.

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Date(s) - 29/04/2016
All Day

Middlesex University


Workforce Development:
Challenges, Opportunities and the Way Forward
‘where we have been, where we are, and where we are going’

Keynote Speakers
Prof. Ann Roche, Director National Centre for Education and Training on Addiction, Flinders University, Australia. “Identifying and Overcoming The Complexities and Conundrums of Workforce Development: Global Perspectives and Some Pacific Rim Illustrations.”

George Burton, Workforce Development Programme Manager, Scottish Drugs Forum. “What’s this thing called Workforce Development? A Scottish Perspective.”

Dr. Kostas Agath, EMBA, FRCPsych, Medical Director, Addaction. “Addiction Specialist Doctors: An Endangered Species.”

Dr. Sarah Galvani, Professor of Adult Social Care, Department of Social Care and Social Work, Manchester Metropolitan University. “Swimming against the tide? Social work and substance use.”

Dr. Christopher Whiteley, Trust Deputy Head of Psychology, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust. “The contribution of applied psychologists to recovery oriented substance misuse treatment systems.”

Dr. Carmel Clancy, Head of Department of Mental Health, Social Work and Integrative Medicine, Middlesex University and Mike Flanagan, FRCN, Consultant Nurse and Clinical Lead: Substance Misuse Services, Surrey & Borders Partnership NHS Foundation Trust & Chair of the Non-Medical Prescribing Forum. “Addiction nursing: a case for safeguarding?”

If you are interested in attending this event then please contact Leeann Bradley at