Social Science/ Health Policy/ Alcohol and Drugs
Head, Drug and Alcohol Research Centre
Books/ book chapters
Peer reviewed journal papers
Published reports/ selected other outputs
Professor Thom led the development of a European Masters in Drug and Alcohol Studies funded by an Erasmus Life Long Learning curriculum development grant Oct 2007 - Sept 2010. She teaches on alcohol and drug use/ problem use and policy and supervises PhD students.
Thom, Betsy and Duke, Karen L. and Herring, Rachel (2017) Workforce development: is there a paradigm shift? Drugs: Education, Prevention and Policy, 24 (6). pp. 427-429. ISSN 0968-7637
Hafford-Letchfield, Trish and Thom, Betsy and Herring, Rachel and Bayley, Mariana (2017) Delivering information and brief advice on alcohol (IBA) in social work and social care settings: an exploratory study. Drugs Education Prevention and Policy . ISSN 0968-7637 (Published online first)
Duke, Karen L. and Kolind, Torsten (2016) The prison population and illegal drug use. In: Handbook on Drug and Alcohol Studies – Social Science Perspectives. Kolind, Torsten and Thom, Betsy and Hunt, Geoffrey , eds. Sage. ISBN 9781446298664
Thom, Betsy and Herring, Rachel and Bayley, Mariana and Hafford-Letchfield, Trish and Luger, Lisa and Annand, Fizz and Bristow, Alan (2016) The role of training in delivering alcohol IBA in non-medical settings: broadening the base of IBA delivery. Project Report. Alcohol Research UK.
Thom, Betsy and Herring, Rachel and Bayley, Mariana and Hafford-Letchfield, Trish (2016) Delivering alcohol IBA in housing, probation and social work settings: opportunities and constraints. Project Report. Alcohol Research UK.