Resources

Publications

Watch this space to learn about Lynda’s recent community and academic publications.

Community and Human Services – Concepts for Practice edited by Karen Crinall and Lynda Berends

 

  • A user friendly resource that addresses core concepts and strategies for effective and innovative practice in community and human services.

Management and Practice in Health and Human Service Organisations by Lynda Berends and Karen Crinall

  • Focuses on identifying management practices which respond effectively to external policy and funding expectations, for ensuring quality standards, and for planning, policy development and program implementation.

Recent Publications

Berends, L., & Halliday, R. (2018). Capacity building and social marketing promotes healthy lifestyle behaviour in an Australian Aboriginal community. Australian Journal of Rural Health.

Crinall, K., & Berends, L. (Eds). (2017). Community and Human Services: Concepts for Practice. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. Overview

Berends, L., & Savic, M. (2017). Using timelines to visualize service use pathways to alcohol treatment. The Qualitative Report, 22.

Berends, L., Garfield, J. B. B., Manning, V., Buykx, P., Lam, T., Mugavin, J., Larner, A., Room, R., Allsop, S., & Lubman, D. I. (2016). Social disadvantage and past treatment among clients entering public alcohol and drug services in two Australian states. International Journal of Drug Policy, 29, 88-90. DOI: 10.10.16/j.drugpo.2015.12.018 abstract

Ritter, A., & Berends, L. (2016). Twenty years of (non)reform in Victorian alcohol and other drug treatment policy. Drug and Alcohol Review, 35, 250-254. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12374 abstract

Chalmers, J., Ritter, A., & Berends, L. (2016). Estimating met demand for alcohol and other drug treatment in Australia. Addiction, 111, 2041-49. DOI: 10.1111/add.13473 abstract

Berends, L., & Green, R. (2016). VAADA regional voices: The impact of alcohol and other drug sector reform in Victoria. Melbourne: Victorian Alcohol and other Drugs Association. report

Berends, L. (2016). Evidence based solutions for complex drug problems – APSAD Sydney 2016. Croakey. article

 

Journal articles and technical reports, community publications and conference presentations

Lynda regularly contributes to community and academic discussion through presentations, academic papers, and community articles.

 

  1. Berends, L. (unpublished). AOD planning project for Murray PHN: The ‘state of play’ in Victoria. Bendigo: Murray PHN.
  2. Berends L., & Brophy Family and Youth Services. (forthcoming). Great South Coast alcohol and other drugs regional co-design project. Final report. Warrnambool: Brophy Family and Youth Services.
  3. Berends, L., & Rose, J. (unpublished). Consumer participation in alcohol and other drug services: Discussion paper. A project for the Murray Primary Health Network. Bendigo: Murray PHN.
  4. Berends, L., Carswell, S., & Rose, J. (unpublished). Alcohol and other drug workforce development in the Murray Primary Health network: Brief review and workforce development plan. Bendigo: Murray PHN.
  5. Berends, L. Odyssey House New South Wales residential rehabilitation: Process review. Sydney: Odyssey House NSW.
  6. Berends, L., & Halliday, R. (2016). Sport and health social marketing strategy (Deadly Sport Gippsland): Evaluation. Newborough: GippSport. report
  7. Berends, L., & Green, R. (2016). VAADA regional voices: The impact of alcohol and other drug sector reform in Victoria. Melbourne: VAADA. report
  8. Berends, L. (2015). Sport and health social marketing strategy (Deadly Sport Gippsland): Evaluation. Summary interim report. Newborough: GippSport.
  9. Berends, L., & Ritter, A. (2014). A Descriptive Study of the Processes Involved in the Reform of Victoria’s Alcohol and Other Drug Sector. New South Wales: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW. report
  10. Ritter, A., Berends, L., Chalmers, J., Hull, P., Lancaster, K., & Gomez, M. (2014). New horizons: The review of alcohol and other drug treatment services in Australia. Final report. New South Wales: National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre, UNSW. report
  11. Berends, L., & Larner, A. (2013). Pharmacotherapy Needs Analysis and Planning Framework for the Inner East Melbourne Medical Local. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  12. Mugavin, J., & Berends, L. (2013). Older Wiser Lifestyles (OWL) Program Evaluation. Final Report. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  13. Mugavin, J., Strickland, H., Berends, L., Eleftheriadis, D., & Hunter, B. (2011). Evaluation of Specialist Alcohol and Other Drug Primary Health Services (SAPHS): Overview report. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  14. Berends, L., Mugavin, J., Eleftheriadis, D., Strickland, H., & Kenny, P. (2010). Queensland Magistrate’s Early Referral Into Treatment (QMERIT) pilot program evaluation. Report 2: Outcomes. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  15. Berends, L., Mugavin, J., Strickland, H., & Kenny, P. (2010). Greater Western Area Health Service opioid treatment program review. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  16. King, T., Ritter, A., & Berends, L. (2010). Victorian pharmacotherapy review. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  17. Hunter, B., Roberts, B., Strickland, H., Barratt, M., Carswell, S., & Berends, L. (2010). Alcohol and other drug treatment needs and service system responses for people aged over 65 years. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  18. Kenny, P., & Berends, L. (2010). Barwon Youth. Youth Access Program: Evaluation. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  19. Maclean, S., Berends, L., Hunter, B., Mugavin, J., & Roberts, B. (2010). Project implementation in the alcohol and other drug field: Enablers, barriers and sustainability. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  20. Berends, L., Connolly, K., Pennay, A., Mugavin, J., Cogger, S., Strickland, H., Kenny, P., & Roberts, B. (2010). Defining alcohol and other drug treatment and workforce. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  21. Maclean, S., Berends, L., Hunter, B., Mugavin, J., & Roberts, B. (2009). Building an evidence-base from Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation (AER) Foundation funded projects. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  22. Berends, L., Mugavin, J., & Roberts, B. (2009). Hume region alcohol screening and brief intervention pilot project: evaluation. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  23. Berends, L., Kenny, P., Sciacchitano, L. Mugavin, J. Eleftheriadis, D., & Swan, A. (2009). Queensland Magistrate’s Early Referral Into Treatment (QMERIT) pilot program evaluation. Report 1: Process and outputs. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  24. Berends, L., Smith, B., Ruimin, Z., Jianhua, L., & Hayter, J. (2008). Research to inform a standards framework for methadone maintenance therapy in Yunnan Province, PR China. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  25. Berends, L., Carswell, S., Roberts, B., Pimm, F., Buykx, P., & Sciacchitano, L. (2008). Mental health and addictions workforce development infrastructure evaluation. Final report. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  26. Swan, A., Sciacchitano, L., & Berends, L. (2008). Alcohol and other drugs brief intervention in primary care. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  27. Berends, L., Kenny, P., & Roberts, B. (2008). From Go to Whoa dissemination: Evaluation report. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  28. Berends, L., Pritchard, E., Gardner, I., Roberts, B., & Swan, A. (2007). Assessment of drug and alcohol treatment needs in Victoria’s prisons. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  29. Roberts, B., Berends, L., Pritchard, E., & Swan, A. (2007). Assessment of drug and alcohol treatment needs in Victorian Community Correctional Services. Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre and Australian Institute for Primary Care, La Trobe University.
  30. Berends, L. (2007). Service co-ordination and integrated chronic disease management snapshot survey project. Options paper. Australian Institute for Primary Care, La Trobe University.
  31. Norman, J. Berends, L., Ahearn, T., Mugavin, J., Sciacchitano, L., Lee, N., Connolly, K., & King, T. (2007). Assessment of drug treatments and recommendations for improved responses for amphetamine-type substance use and dependence. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  32. Berends, L., & Wilson, K. (2007). Supported Accommodation for Vulnerable Victorians Initiative: Evaluation framework. Australian Institute for Primary Care, La Trobe University.
  33. Taylor, M., Berends, L., & Swerissen, H. (2007). Statewide evaluation of the Early Intervention in Chronic Disease Initiative. Preliminary report. Australian Institute for Primary Care, La Trobe University.
  34. Berends, L., & Norman, J. (2005). Minimum Number of Contacts in an episode of care. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  35. Berends, L., Roberts, B., Norman, J., Pritchard, E., Buykx, P. & Cameron, J. (confidential report, 2005). Evaluation of the Australian Defence Force Alcohol Tobacco and Other Drugs Service Program. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  36. Berends, L., & Pritchard, E. (2005). Barwon South West Region. Regional Youth Access Program evaluation. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  37. Berends, L., Gardiner, P., Norman, J., Devaney, M., Ritter, A., & Clemens, S. (2004). Rural pathways: A review of the drug treatment service system in regional and rural Victoria. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  38. Berends, L., Devaney, Norman, J., Ritter, A., Swan, A., Clemens, S., & Gardiner, P. (2004). Youth service system review: A review of the Victorian youth drug treatment service system. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  39. Devaney, M. & Berends, L. (2004). Evaluation of the Mobile Overdose Response Service. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  40. Roberts, B., Berends, L., & Ritter, A. (2004). Statewide Dual Diagnosis Initiative evaluation. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  41. Ritter, A., Berends, L., Clemens. S., Devaney, M., Richards, J., Bowen, K., & Tiffen, R. (2003). Pathways: A review of the Victorian drug treatment service system. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  42. Berends, L., & Ritter, A. (2003). (Eds.) Pathways: A review of the Victorian drug treatment service system. Background papers. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  43. Berends, L., & Holt, T. (2003). Pilot Youth Day Program: Evaluation. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  44. Clemens, S., & Berends, L. (2003). Evaluation of the Monash Drug and Alcohol Action Plan. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  45. Roberts, B., & Berends, L. (2003). Action research at Birribi. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  46. Roberts, B., Berends, L., & Clemens, S. (2003). Acquired Brain Injury Resource Worker Initiative: Evaluation. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  47. Berends, L., Ritter, A., Bowen, K., Clark, N., Clemens, S., Devaney, M., et al. (2002). Service system review interim report. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  48. Berends, L., Roberts, B., Bowen, K., Keene, O., & Dare, A. (2001). Koori Community Worker Alcohol and Drug Programs & Koori Community Alcohol and Drug Resource Services: Evaluation Overview. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  49. Keene, O., & Berends, L. (2001). The Outdoor Experience (TOE): Evaluation. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  50. Berends, L. (2000). Tranquilliser Recovery and New Existence Inc [TRANX]: Evaluation. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  51. Berends, L., MacLean, S., Alberti, S., Brooke, T., & Swan. A. (2000). Alcohol and drug supported accommodation services: Evaluation. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  52. Berends, L., Alberti, S., Brooke, T., Swan, A., Bowen, A., & Ritter, A. (1999). Residential rehabilitation services: Evaluation. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  53. Montague, M., Berends, L., Heale, P., Bowen, A., Lynch, R., Ritter, A., & King, T. (1999). Drug Education for First Offenders Service: Evaluation. Fitzroy, Victoria: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  54. Berends, L. (1997). The Far East Gippsland Domestic Violence Information and Referral Service: An evaluation. Caulfield: Centre for Police and Justice Studies, Monash University.
  1. Berends, L., & Crinall, K. (2017). Organisations and locations. In, K. Crinall & L. Berends (Eds.), Community and Human Services: Concepts for Practice. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. Overview
  2. Berends, L., & Crinall, K. (2017). Fields of practice. In, K. Crinall & L. Berends (Eds.), Community and Human Services: Concepts for Practice. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. Overview
  3. Crinall, K., & Berends, L. (2017). Choice, challenge and change. In, K. Crinall & L. Berends (Eds.), Community and Human Services: Concepts for Practice. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. Overview
  4. Crinall, K., & Berends, L. (2017). Key actors and stakeholders. In, K. Crinall, & L. Berends (Eds.), Community and Human Services: Concepts for Practice. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. Overview
  5. Crinall, K., & Berends, L. (2017). Concepts in practice. In, K. Crinall, & L. Berends (Eds.), Community and Human Services: Concepts for Practice. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. Overview
  6. Crinall, K., & Berends, L. (Eds). (2017). Community and Human Services: Concepts for Practice. Melbourne: Oxford University Press. Overview
  7. Ritter, A., Chalmers, J., & Berends, L. (forthcoming). A methodology for estimating health expenditure on alcohol and other drug treatment in Australia. In, EMCDDA Brussels: European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.
  8. Berends, L. (2015). Pathways of care. In, Haber, P., Day, C., & Farrell, M. Addiction medicine: principles and practice, pp. 64-73. Melbourne: IP Communications. ISBN: 978-0-9925181-6-5 outline
  9. Jones, S. C., Iverson, D., Sutherland, M., Puplick, C., Gold, J., Waters, L., & Berends, L. (2015). Preparation without panic: A comprehensive social marketing approach to planning for a potential pandemic. In, W. Wymer (ed.). Innovations in social marketing and public health communication: Improving the quality of life for individuals and communities, pp. 227-248. Canada: Springer. ISBN 978-3-319-19869-9 preview
  10. Berends, L., & Crinall, K. (2014). Management and practice in health and human services. ISBN: 9780195524154 Melbourne: Oxford University Press. outline
  11. Berends, L. (2004). Alcohol and Aboriginal society: Heavy drinking and allied responses. In, M. Hamilton, T. King, & A. Ritter. (Eds.). Drug use in Australia: Preventing harm (2nd ed.). ISBN: 9780195514803 Melbourne: Oxford University Press. outline
  12. Veno, A., Berends, L., & Drysdale, M. (1996). Effective coping in Aboriginal communities of Australia. In, D. Thomas, & A. Veno. (Eds.). Community and social change (2nd ed.). Palmerston New Zealand: Dunmore Press.
 
  1. Berends, L., & Halliday, R. (2018). Capacity building and social marketing promotes healthy lifestyle behaviour in an Australian Aboriginal community. Australian Journal of Rural Health.
  2. Berends, L., & Savic, M. (2017). Using timelines to visualize service use pathways to alcohol treatment. The Qualitative Report, 22.
  3. Ritter, A., Livingston, M., Chalmers, J., Berends, L., & Reuter, P. (2016). Comparative policy analysis for alcohol and drugs: current state of the field. International Journal of Drug Policy, 31, 39-50. abstract
  4. Ritter, A., Hull, P., Berends, L., Chalmers, J., & Lancaster, K. (2016). A conceptual schema for government purchasing arrangements for alcohol and other drug treatment. Addictive Behaviors, 60, 228-234. abstract
  5. Manning, V., Garfield, J. B. B., Best, D., Berends, L., Room, R., Mugavin, J., Larner, A., Lam, T., Buykx, P., Allsop, S., & Lubman, D. I. (2016). Substance use outcomes following treatment: Findings from the Australian Patient Pathways study. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry.
  6. Chalmers, J., Ritter, A., & Berends, L. (2016). Estimating met demand for alcohol and other drug treatment in Australia. Addiction, 111, 2041-49. DOI: 10.1111/add.13473 abstract
  7. Ritter, A., & Berends, L. (2016). Twenty years of (non)reform in Victorian alcohol and other drug treatment policy. Drug and Alcohol Review, 35, 250-254. DOI: 1111/dar.12374 abstract
  8. Berends, L., Garfield, J. B. B., Manning, V., Buykx, P., Lam, T., Mugavin, J., Larner, A., Room, R., Allsop, S., & Lubman, D. I. (2016). Social disadvantage and past treatment among clients entering public alcohol and drug services in two Australian states. International Journal of Drug Policy, 29, 88-90. DOI: 10.1016/j.drugpo.2015.12.018 abstract
  9. Berends, L., Jones, S. C., & Andrews, K. (2016). Adolescent drinking, social identity, and parenting for safety: Perspectives from Australian adolescents and parents. Health & Place, 38, 22-29. DOI: 10.1016/j.healthplace.2015.12.006 abstract
  10. Chalmers, J., Ritter, A., Berends, L., & Lancaster, K. (2016). Following the money: Mapping the sources and funding flows of alcohol and other drug treatment in Australia. Drug and Alcohol Review, 35, 255-262. DOI: 10.111/dar.12337 abstract
  11. Lubman, D. I., Garfield, J. B. B., Manning, V., Berends, L., Best, D., Mugavin, J., Lam, T., Buykx, P., Larner, A., Lloyd, B., Room, R., & Allsop, S. (2016). Characteristics of individuals presenting to treatment for primary alcohol problems versus other drug problems in the Australian Patient Pathways study. BMC Psychiatry, 16, 250.
  12. Berends, L., Ritter, A., & Chalmers, J. (2015). Collaborative governance in the reform of Western Australia’s alcohol and drug sector. Australian Journal of Public Administration, 75, 137-148. DOI: 10.1111/1467-8500.12154 abstract
  13. Berends, L., Chalmers, J., & Lancaster, K. (2015). Trust, agency and control: Perspectives on methadone takeaway dosing in the context of the Victorian policy review. Drug and Alcohol Review, 34, 483-486. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12287 abstract
  14. Berends, L., Larner, A., & Lubman, D. (2015). Delivering opioid maintenance treatment in rural and remote settings. Australian Journal of Rural Health, 23, 201-206. DOI: 10.1111/ajr.12217 abstract
  15. Ritter, A., Chalmers, J., & Berends, L. (2015). Health expenditure on alcohol and other drug treatment in Australia (2012/2013). Drug and Alcohol Review, 34, 397-403. DOI: 10.1111/dar.12248 abstract
  16. Berends, L., & Crinall, K. (2014). What matters in community health and human services management: Perspectives from Victoria, Australia. Practice Reflexions 2014, e1-e15. online
  17. Berends, L., Ferris, J., & Laslett, A. M. (2014). On the nature of harms reported by those identifying a problematic drinker in the family, an exploratory study. Journal of Family Violence, 29, 197-204DOI: 10.1007/S10896-013-9570-5 abstract
  18. Pitt, V., Lowe, D., Hill, S., Prictor, M., Hetrick, S. E., Ryan, R., & Berends, L. (2013). Consumer-providers of care for adult clients of statutory mental health services. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews 2013, Issue 3. Art. No.: CD004807
  19. Berends, L., & Lubman, D. I. (2013). Obstacles to alcohol and drug care – are Medicare Locals the answer? Australian Family Physician, 42, 339-342. online
  20. Pitt, V., Lowe, D., Prictor, M., Hetrick, S. E., Ryan, R., Berends, L., & Hill, S. (2013). A systematic review of consumer-providers’ effects on client outcomes in statutory mental health services: The evidence and the path beyond. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research, 4, 333-356. DOI: 10.5243/jsswr.2013.21 abstract
  21. Savic, M., Best, D., Berends, L., & Lubman, D. (2013). Standardised screening measures for alcohol and other drug problems: completion rates and impact on treatment motivation. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 31, 224-240. DOI: 10.1080/07347324.2013.771959 abstract
  22. Berends, L., Ferris, J., & Laslett, A. M. (2012). A problematic drinker in the family: Variations in the level of negative impact experienced by sex, relationship, and living status. Addiction, Research & Theory, 20, 300–306. DOI: 10.3109/16066359.2011.629061 abstract
  23. Berends, L., & Roberts, B. (2012). Implementation effectiveness of an alcohol screening and intervention project at two hospitals in regional Victoria, Australia. Contemporary Drug Problems, 39, 289-309. abstract
  24. MacLean, S., Berends, L., & Mugavin, J. (2012). Factors contributing to the sustainability of alcohol and other drug interventions in Australian community health settings. Australian Journal of Primary Health, 19, 53-58. DOI: 10.1071/PY11136 abstract
  25. MacLean, S., Berends, L., Hunter, B., Roberts, B., & Mugavin, J. (2012). Factors that enable and hinder the implementation of projects in the alcohol and other drug field. Australian and New Zealand Journal of Primary Health, 36, 61-68. DOI: 10.1071/PY11136 abstract
  26. Hunter, B., MacLean, S., & Berends, L. (2012). Using Realist Synthesis to develop an evidence base from an identified data set on enablers and barriers for alcohol and drug program implementation. The Qualitative Report, 17, 131-142. online
  27. Berends, L. (2011). Embracing the visual: Using timelines to enhance in-depth interviews on substance abuse and treatment. The Qualitative Report, 16, 1-9. abstract
  28. Berends, L., MacLean, S., Hunter, B., Mugavin, J., & Carswell, S. (2011). Implementing alcohol and other drug interventions effectively: How does location matter? Australian Journal of Rural Health, 19, 211-217. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1584.2011.01212.x abstract
  29. Berends, L., & Hunter, B. (2010). It seemed like a good idea at the time: Experiences in centralised intake for alcohol and drug treatment across three jurisdictions. Nordic Studies on Alcohol & Drugs, 27, 599-611. online
  30. Berends, L. (2010). The emergence of a specialist role in rural alcohol and drug service delivery: Lessons from a review in rural Victoria, Australia. Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 17, 603-617. DOI:10.3109/09687630802579164 abstract
  31. Devaney, M., & Berends, L. (2008). Syringe disposal bins: The outcomes of a free trial for city traders in an inner-city municipality Australia. Substance Use and Misuse, 43, 139-153. DOI:10.1080/10826080701212352 abstract
  32. Berends, L., & Johnston, J. (2005). Using multiple coders to enhance qualitative analysis: The case of interviews with consumers of drug treatment. Addiction Research & Theory, 13, 373-382. DOI:10.1080/16066350500102237 abstract
  33. Berends, L., & Roberts, B. (2003). Evaluation standards and their application to Indigenous programs in Victoria, Australia. Evaluation Journal of Australasia, 3, 54-59. online
  34. Berends, L. (2002). Alcohol and drug supported accommodation for clients with special needs. International Journal of Drug Policy, 13, 485-493. DOI: 10.1016/S0955-3959(02)00163-9 abstract
  1. Berends, L. (2016). Evidence based solutions for complex drug problems – APSAD Sydney 2016. Croakey. https://croakey.org/evidence-based-solutions-for-complex-drug-problems-apsad-sydney-2016/
  2. Berends, L. (September 2014). Change becomes reality in the reform of Victoria’s AOD system. Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Newsletter. Sydney: APSAD
  3. Frei, M., Berends, L., Kenny, P., Swan, A., Jenner, L., Hunter, B., & Mugavin, J. (2012). Alcohol and other drug withdrawal practice guidelines (2nd ed.). Fitzroy: Turning Point Alcohol and Drug Centre.
  4. MacLean, S., & Berends, L. (2012). What gets in the way of alcohol and other drug project implementation? Of Substance, 10, 27-29.
  5. Berends, L., & Cameron, J. (2011). Toward a clinically appropriate and efficient approach to screening and assessment for alcohol and other drug problems. Australian Nursing Journal, 19.
  6. Berends, L., & Lubman, D. (2011). Commentary. Walton et al. Brief intervention in an emergency department reduces violence in the short term but not alcohol misuse in at-risk adolescents. Evidence Based Mental Health, 14.
  7. Berends, L. (2009). Community psychology: challenges, controversies, and emerging consensus, by Jim Orford. Book review. Drug and Alcohol Review, 28, 212-3.
  8. Berends, L. (2008). Dealing with ethics in evaluation: Perspectives from Victoria, Australia. Evaluation Journal of Australasia, 3, 54-59.
  9. Berends, L. (June 2006). The Primary Care Partnership strategy and the alcohol and other drug sector: ‘Getting on the agenda’. Victorian Alcohol And other Drug Association Newsletter.
  1. Berends, L. Alcohol and other drug treatment service gaps in South West Victoria. Invited presentation at the Annual General Meeting of the Western Region Alcohol and other Drugs Service (WRAD). Warrnambool, Victoria, November 2016.
  2. Berends L., Stenius, K., & Storbjork J. Alcohol and drug treatment systems comparative research workshop. Workshop presentation at the 41st Annual Symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research. Munich, Germany, June 2015.
  3. Berends, L. Working together to provide for patients with alcohol and drug issues. Invited keynote presentation at the Inner North West Melbourne-Best Practice Management of Drug and Alcohol Programs in Primary Care Conference. Melbourne, Australia, November 2014.
  4. Berends, L. Alcohol and other drug system planning in a climate of change. Invited presentation at the ‘Limited Resources – Unlimited Ideas’, Australian Winter School 2013, Brisbane, Australia, July 2013.
  5. Berends, L. Addressing risky and problematic alcohol use among people 60 years and older. Invited presentation at the ‘Forum on older persons. Development of an ACT older persons’ alcohol and drug support service’. Hosted by Mary Porter MLA in conjunction with Karralika Programs Inc. Canberra, Australia, February 2013.
  6. Berends, L. Recent developments in health services and systems research and their significance for AOD systems. Invited presentation at the Annual General Meeting of the Queensland Network Alcohol and other Drug Agencies. Brisbane, Australia, November 2011.
  7. Berends L., & Stenius, K. Alcohol and drug treatment systems workshop. Workshop presentation at the 37th Annual Symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society for Social and Epidemiological Research. Melbourne Australia, April 2011.
  8. Dunlop, A., Ritter, A., Berends, L., Rankin, J., & Templeman, D. National hospitals and healthcare reform and drug and alcohol treatment: The great leap forward or stuck in the backblocks? Workshop presentation at the annual conference of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs. Canberra, Australia, November-December 2010.
  9. Berends, L. Providing an appropriate response for young people at high risk of developing alcohol problems: exploring models of service delivery and intervention. Treatment systems workshop. Workshop presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Kettil Bruun Society. Lausanne, Switzerland, May-June 2010.
  10. Berends, L. Research that matters and making research matter: enablers and barriers encountered in collaborative projects. Invited keynote presentation at the Community South West Conference, Towards 2020-Collaboration-Partnerships for Better Health Outcomes. Warrnambool, Australia, March 2010.
  1. Berends, L. Policy reform regarding the ‘problem’ of centralised assessment in Victoria’s drug treatment sector. Paper presented at the 11th conference of the International Society for the Study of Drug Policy (ISSDP). Aarhus, Denmark, May 2017.
  2. Berends, L. Alcohol and other drug residential rehabilitation in regional Victoria. Paper presented at ‘Complexity, Collaboration, Consumers and Care’, the Victorian Alcohol and other Drugs Association conference. Melbourne, Australia, February 2017.
  3. Berends, L., & Savic, M. Help-seeking in association with alcohol treatment: using visual mapping to understand service use pathways. Paper presented at the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs Conference. Perth, Australia, November 2015.
  4. Berends, L., & Savic, M. Using visual mapping to explore people’s health and welfare service use prior to alcohol and drug treatment entry. Paper presented at the 41st annual symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society. Munich, Germany, June 2015.
  5. Berends, L., Ritter, A., & Chalmers, J. Government communication during alcohol and other drug sector reform. Paper presented at the 40th Annual Symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society. Turin, Italy, June 2014.
  6. Berends, L., Buykx, P., Room, R., & Lubman, L. Research to inform alcohol and other drug system design and development in a climate of change. Paper presented at the 8th Health Services and Policy Research Conference, Wellington, New Zealand, December 2013.
  7. Berends, L., & Crinall, K. Management challenges and their resolution: Perspectives from managers in Victoria’s health and human services. Paper presented at ‘Broadening the Focus’, the Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association conference, Melbourne, Australia, February 2013.
  8. Mugavin, J., & Berends, L. Outcome evaluation of the Older Wiser Lifestyles (OWL) program. Poster presented at ‘Broadening the Focus’, the Victorian Alcohol and Drug Association conference. Melbourne, Australia, February 2013.
  9. Larner, A., Eleftheriadis, D., Savic, M., Mugavin, J., & Berends, L. Retention issues and strategies in follow up addiction research studies: A review of the literature. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs. Melbourne, November 2012.
  10. Berends, L. Attitudes, allegiance, and accountability among government and non-government alcohol and drug services. Paper presented at the 38th Annual Symposium of the Kettil Bruun Society. Stavanger, Norway, June 2012.
  11. Berends, L., Cameron, J., Best, D., Murray, J., Frei, M., & Lubman, D. In search of an evidence-based, practical approach to AOD screening and assessment: An exploratory study. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs. Hobart, Australia, November 2011.
  12. Berends, L., MacLean, S., Hunter, B., Mugavin, J., & Carswell, S. Implementing alcohol and other drug interventions effectively: How does location matter? Paper presented at the annual conference of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs. Hobart, Australia, November 2011.
  13. Eleftheriadis, D., Berends, L., Mugavin, J., & Strickland, H. Client perspectives on aftercare: Findings from the outcome evaluation of QMERIT. Poster presented at the annual conference of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs. Hobart, Australia, November 2011.
  14. Mugavin, J., Strickland, H., Berends, L., Eleftheriadis, D., & Hunter, B. Emerging models of care provided in specialist alcohol and other drug primary health services. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs. Hobart, Australia, November 2011.
  15. Pitt, V., Lowe, D., Hill, S., Hetrick, S., Prictor, M., Ryan, R., & Berends, L. Employing consumers in the delivery of statutory mental health services. (Poster abstract number: 112). Consumers Reforming Health Conference, Melbourne, Australia, July 2011.
  16. Kenny, P., & Berends, L. The Barwon Youth Access Program: A model for successfully engaging rural young people in AOD treatment. Paper presented at the annual conference of the Australasian Professional Society on Alcohol and other Drugs. Canberra, Australia, November-December 2010.
  17. Berends, L., & MacLean, S. How to support effective project implementation: strategies for projects addressing AOD-related harm. Paper presented at the Turning Point Symposium. Melbourne, Australia, August 2010.
  18. Berends, L., & Roberts, B. Providing appropriate care for hospital patients with alcohol problems. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Kettil Bruun Society. Lausanne, Switzerland, May-June 2010.

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