Senior Project Officer - ASSIST Program
Adelaide Medical School
Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences
Jennifer Harland is a Registered Nurse with 20 years experience in the drug and alcohol sector. Clinically, Jennifer has worked in withdrawal management, residential rehabilitation, opioid treatment programs and mental health services. Jennifer has worked on National Drug and Alcohol policy and programs for the Australian Defence Force and the Australian National Preventive Health Agency. In 2012, Jennifer became the Global Coordinator of the ASSIST Program and has delivered training across Australia and South East Asia. Jennifer is a Credentialed Drug and Alcohol Nurse and is a former President of the Drug and Alcohol Nurses of Australasia.
Screening, Brief Intervention and Referral into Treatment (SBIRT)
Alcohol, Smoking and Substance Involvement Test (ASSIST)
Date Institution name Country Title 2012 - 2014 King's College Hospital United Kingdom Master of Science 2006 - 2009 Australian Catholic University Australia Master of Arts
Date Title Institution name Country — Graduate Certificate Mental Health South Eastern Sydney Local Health District Australia — Graduate Certificate Intensive Care College of Nursing — — General Nursing Certificate South Western Sydney Local Health District Australia
Year Citation 2019 Cusack, L., Kelly, J., Groenkjaer, M., Wilkinson, C., & Harland, J. (2019). Acceptability and suitability of alcohol, smoking and substance involvement screening test for older people in the community.. Contemporary nurse, 55(6), 1-9.
2015 Cusack, L., Kelly, J., Harland, J., Gowing, L., Grønkjaer, M., & Whitaker, N. (2015). Alcohol and drug screening for older Australians. Australian Nursing and Midwifery Journal, 22(7), 41.
Year Citation 2016 Ali, R., Gowing, L., & Harland, J. (2016). The Ultrarapid Alcohol, Smoking, and Substance Involvement Screening Test (ASSIST-Lite) and Implications for Neuropathology. In V. Preedy (Ed.), Neuropathology of Drug Addictions and Substance Misuse, Volume 1: Foundations of Understanding, Tobacco, Alcohol, Cannabinoids and Opioids (Vol. 1, pp. 649-659). United Kingdom: Elsevier.
2015 Harland, J., Gowing, L., & Ali, R. (2015). Brief Interventions for Illicit Drug Users.. In G. Carrà, N. el-Guebaly, & M. Galanter (Eds.), Textbook of Addiction Treatment: International Perspectives (pp. 293-312).
Department of Health, Commonwealth Government for the ASSIST Program
Screening and Brief Intervention
Problematic Substance Use
Co-occurring mental health and substance use disorders
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