Information for Students
Whether you’re keen to work in the alcohol and other drug sector, need some support or information about alcohol and other drugs, looking for research and statistics, or planning an event – these resources will give you a head start.
Student Placements in the Alcohol and other Drug Sector
WANADA facilitates student placements at alcohol and other drug services. Learn more about Student Placements.
You can also watch ECU Master of Nutrition student Bianca explain how the Student Placement Program supported her placement in the alcohol and other drug sector.
ECU Master of Nutrition student Bianca
Planning to Work in the Alcohol and other Drug Sector?
Ever wondered what motivates people to work in the alcohol and other drug (AOD) sector? Alcohol and other drug work is a specialised field, attracting people with qualifications and experience in psychology, social work, health sciences, youth work, nursing and more. The work is challenging but ultimately rewarding for many who choose it for their career.
Find out what attracted these WA alcohol and other drug workers to the field and why they would recommend it by viewing their stories below.
If you’re looking for work, or want to know what types of jobs are available, visit AOD Jobs.
Peter Stroud, The Salvation Army's Bridge Program
Tom Hopkins & Vaughan Palmer, Cyrenian House