February 2018

Workshop: Working Effectively with People Who Use Drugs

Location: London, United Kingdom

A free workshop aimed at GPs, Allied Health Practitioners, CCG leads for drugs, commissioners, consultants, service managers and other interested parties. 

The workshop will explore:

(1) How to deliver evidence-based treatment alongside national and local policies. 
(2) Opioid Substitution Treatment: how to dose effectively. 
(3) How to ensure patients have choice.

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Submitted onThursday 4th January 2018 - 12:58
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International Conference on Addiction and Associated Disorders

Location: Stockholm, Sweden

A continuing professional development conference on addiction, highlighting integrated treatment practices that providers are using internationally today. 

The event will bring together a wide range of academics, researchers and practitioners to join discussions on the most innovative developing research and trending topics in the specialties of mental health, behavioural health, addiction and recovery.

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Submitted onThursday 4th January 2018 - 13:04
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Short Course: Alcohol Problems, Policy and Practice

Location: London, United Kingdom

This module is coordinated by the Addictions Department jointly with the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies (UKCTAS).

Leading academics from King's College London and across other universities in the UKCTAS will present and discuss the latest evidence.

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Submitted onThursday 4th January 2018 - 13:11
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Addiction Counselor Ethics

Location: New York, United States

Educational Event: This course will review the Ethics Code for OASAS Counselors. Topics include: definitions and foundations of ethics, principles and problem areas, professional responsibility and counselor considerations. Confidentiality will also be reviewed. There will be case studies, discussion, and information on technology and ethics.

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Submitted onWednesday 7th February 2018 - 16:48
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Online Course: Opioid Problems, Treatment Solutions

Location: Online course, Canada

An online course for health care providers in Ontario

Opioid Problems, Treatment solutions is a 7-week online course intended primarily for mental health/addiction counsellors, nurses and allied service providers who work with people with opioid issues. The course presents information on treatment strategies for people who are experiencing problematic opioid use.

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Submitted onFriday 16th February 2018 - 14:15
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Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting

Location: Baltimore, United States

The Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) Annual Meeting provides an excellent opportunity for attendees of all experience levels to participate in professional programming devoted to research and practice in the field of nicotine and tobacco research.

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Submitted onMonday 18th December 2017 - 10:45
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Webinar: "Implementation of CT-R Across a System, Lessons of Success"

Location: Webinar, United States

What is Recovery-Oriented Cognitive Therapy (CT-R) and how can it address mental disorders on a wide scale?

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Submitted onWednesday 14th February 2018 - 04:35
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Online seminar: "CT-R implementation throughout the system, lessons of success"

Location: Seminario por internet, United States

What is cognitive therapy (CT-R) recovery-oriented and how you can address mental disorders on a large scale?

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Submitted onWednesday 14th February 2018 - 04:39
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Regional Stakeholders Craft New Strategies on Drug Abuse Prevention

Location: Basseterre, Saint Kitts and Nevis

 

Delegates from several CARIFORUM-member states, the Organization of American States (OAS), and the European Union (EU) are in St. Kitts to brainstorm and formulate strategies on drug abuse and its prevention that will be implemented in countries across the Caribbean region.

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Submitted onTuesday 13th March 2018 - 11:05
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Webinar: Getting Upstream to Reduce the Opioid Epidemic: A Fully Integrated Whole Team Approach to Prevent Opioid Dependency before It Starts

Location: Webinar, United States

Since 2000, there has been a 200 percent increase in opioid-related deaths. Federal and state governments have declared “states of emergency” and funds are now being allocated for crisis response such as increased naloxone access points, medication-assisted treatment (MAT) options and legislation and formulary changes to restrict dosing and supply of prescription opioids.

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Submitted onFriday 16th February 2018 - 21:57
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Recovery Support Technologies

Location: New York, United States

Educational Event: Technology offers one more avenue by which the behavioral health field can provide recovery support services. This training will focus on how recovery support services can be extended through the use of technologies (e.g., the web, smart phone, and cell phone).

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Submitted onWednesday 7th February 2018 - 16:44
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Effects of drugs on the brain

Location: Ciudad de México , Mexico

Fit limited

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Submitted onThursday 22nd February 2018 - 02:47
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Trauma Integrated Addiction Treatment

Location: Plainville, United States

Educational Event: This interactive, one day course will provide an in-depth overview of the rationale, approach, and benefits of care to be more trauma-informed.

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Submitted onWednesday 7th February 2018 - 16:42
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Webinar: "Synthetic Drug Threats in the United States: 2018 Update"

Location: Webinar, United States

The NDEWS Coordinating Center has announced that Jill Head, Supervisory Chemist at the DEA Special Testing and Research Laboratory, will deliver the webinar "Synthetic Drug Threats in the United States: 2018 Update" on February 28 at 2:00 pm EST to provide an update on synthetic drug threats in the United States. Her previous presentations have provided valuable information on emerging trends.

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Submitted onFriday 16th February 2018 - 22:31
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