Joy Barlow on the impact of the recovery agenda on workforce development.
The drug policy landscape and its focus on recovery, enshrined initially in the Scottish drug strategy in 2008 and then the UK strategy in 2010, required a sizeable shift in workforce development. For the first time in many years, workforce development in the drug and alcohol field is properly on the agenda. Thus it is imperative to ask what we
mean by workforce development and how it supports the recovery focus.