6–7 June 2016 | Sydney

Integrated care

Working together to respond to complexity

Abstracts are closed

NADA is pleased to invite abstract submissions for the NADA Conference 2016—Integrated care: Working together to respond to complexity. The conference will bring together people from across the alcohol and other drug sector and will provide a forum to highlight and foster interagency partnerships.

This is an opportunity for you to showcase your innovative practice and research addressing the diverse and complex needs of people accessing our services. Interactive sessions are encouraged to maximise opportunities for conference participants to exchange practice and experience. You are invited to contribute to this conference in the form of an oral presentation, workshop or poster.

What are the conference themes?

  • Integrated solutions to complex needs—Tackling complexity through person-centred and integrated care
  • Tobacco—Understanding the barriers and facilitators to going smoke free
  • Drug trends—Sharing and learning from new and emerging trends and understanding media hype
  • Developing a thriving workforce—Investing in the health and development of the AOD workforce
  • Empowering consumers—Showcasing practices that empower consumers through partnership and collaboration
  • Therapeutic conversations—Promoting innovative and best practice treatment approaches including narrative approaches and approaches addressing trauma
  • Responding to the needs of children—Highlighting innovative programs in residential and community settings
  • Domestic and family violence—Understanding challenges and opportunities for change for both the victim and perpetrator
  • Sexual health and BBVs—Profiling approaches that reduce Sexually Transmitted Infection and Blood Borne
  • Virus transmission risk

Who is the target audience of the conference?

  • Frontline staff and managers in the alcohol and other drugs sector
  • Clients, consumers and carers
  • Sectors working with clients with alcohol and other drugs issues
  • Policy makers and funders
  • Researchers with an interest in community responses to alcohol and other drugs

Abstracts must be submitted by 5pm on Friday 26 February 2016.
All enquiries and abstract submissions should be sent to conference@nada.org.au.

Download submission guidelines PDF


Supported by

New South Wales Health
Australian Government Department of Health

Major sponsor

Quality Innovation Performance logo