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Special situations, settings and groups

by Adamson D, Andersen K, Black K, Elliot E, Harwood A, Heffernan E, Hill S, Minnis J, Whitton G

Book section
Year 2012
Book title Handbook for Aboriginal alcohol and drug work
City Sydney
Publisher University of Sydney
Page 343-404
Isbn 9781742102672 (hard copy) 9781742102689 (online)


This chapter is from the Handbook for Aboriginal alcohol and drug work and provides information for alcohol and other drug (AOD) workers on special situations, settings and groups, including:

  • contraception
  • pregnancy, breastfeeding and early childhood
  • alcohol use during pregnancy and foetal alcohol spectrum disorders (FASD)
  • protecting and supporting families at risk
  • preventing alcohol or other drug issues among young people
  • working with young people with alcohol or other drug issues
  • prison populations
  • aggressive clients
  • Torres Strait Islanders.

Abstract adapted from the University of Sydney



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Last updated: 23 August 2016
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