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February 7, 2013

Wikipedia defines Workforce Development as "an American economic development approach that attempts to enhance a region's [or sector's] economic stability and prosperity by focusing on people rather than businesses."

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November 21, 2012

The Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network has released the results of its 2011-2012 study that looked at the workforce that serves individuals with substance use disorder (SUDs).


What Did They Find?

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February 17, 2012

From smartphone apps that allow fast connections to support or automated alerts for a person when they enter an area that might be risky for their recovery, to computer simulations of walking through a crack house without using, technology is playing a bigger and bigger role in prevention, treatment and recovery support.

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December 28, 2011

The National Addiction Technology Transfer Center (ATTC) Network is undergoing a large-scale workforce study, which will provide a current and accurate, we hope, snapshot of the state of the addictions workforce in the US.

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