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National Training and Development Officer - Addictions
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Scottish Drugs Forum
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Mitchell Street
Glasgow, Scotland
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G1 3LN
United Kingdom
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Alan McRobbie is based in Scotland, UK and is a National Training and Development Officer with Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF). SDF leads workforce development in Scotland supporting those working with and affected by drug and alcohol misuse. SDF works to improve the competence of staff working in the substance misuse field in order that the interventions available locally aid the recovery of those affected by substance misuse.

Alan is responsible for delivering workforce development training within the substance misuse field across Scotland and specialises in the practice development of Motivational Interviewing at SDF.

Alan is a member of the National Motivational Interviewing Coach Group which is funded and administered by NHS Education for Scotland Psychological Interventions Team. This Group consists of a professional team of coaches in Motivational Interviewing whose purpose is to raise the skilfulness of professionals across Scotland in the use of Motivational Interviewing through ongoing coaching in this practice.

Alan trained at Yale University, USA in the use of MIA-STEP (Motivational Interviewing Assessment: Supervisory Tools for Enhancing Proficiency) which is an established evidenced based tool for the analysis and coding of taped MI practice.

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Introductory Training
Intermediate training
Advanced training
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Drug and Alcohol Misuse
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