Awards and qualifications at The Alcohol & Drug Service annual staff conference

The Alcohol & Drug Service held its annual staff conference on 15 June and the two main objectives were met; provide good food and send people home early!

Tim Young, Chief Executive of The Alcohol & Drug Service, commented: “With more than 100 staff, service users and ex-service users in attendance, the conference was a resounding success. We not only had some useful discussions but celebrated our many successes throughout the year.”

The 2011/12 annual awards were presented. The winners were:

·         Innovation – Anne Williams;

·         Supporting Developing Practice – Caroline Leck;

·         Effective Team Working – The Junction Specialist Team (North Lincolnshire);

·         Most Effective Partnership Working – Karen Snart; and

·         Improving Service User Experience – Hayley Brooks. 

The Alcohol & Drug Service designed and delivers a Certificate in Tackling Substance Misuse accredited by the National Open College Network (NOCN). This year12 people achieved the qualification and received their certificates at the conference. Congratulations to:

Elaine Blow; Julie Booth; David Clarke; Martine Clayton; Richard Freeman; Nicola Mason; Debbie McKinney; Alison McVeigh; Sarah Miller; Sally Pearson; Mark Redshaw; and Jennifer Wass. 


Published 19th February 2013

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