Associate Professor Victoria Manning
Head of Research and Workforce Development, Turning Point and Associate Professor in Addiction Studies, Monash University
Victoria is the Head of Research and Workforce Development. She is a chartered psychologist UK and holds a PhD on neurocognition and co-occurring disorders. Over the past two decades she has worked as a clinical researcher in addictions in the UK, Asia and Australia. Her research portfolio includes clinical trials, intervention studies, training and prevalence studies and treatment outcome studies.
Her passion lies in trailing neurocognitive, psychological, pharmacological and other novel interventions to improve outcomes for people with substance use disorders, co-occurring disorders and the role of peer support models in recovery. She is currently the course co-coordinator and lectures on the Masters in Addictive Behaviours course at Monash University.
Previously she worked at the National Addiction Centre (Institute of Psychiatry) London, the National Addictions Management Service (Institute of Mental Health) and Duke-NUS Medical School in Singapore. Victoria is currently a board member of Victorian Drug and Alcohol Association (VAADA), the peak body representing alcohol and other drug (AOD) services and the Research Advisory Committee to SMART Recovery.
You can explore Vic’s work via Google Scholar.