February 2020

Liver Cancer Summit 2020

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

The program will feature state of the art lectures on updated key aspects of HCC and CCA by renowned experts and rising stars covering a broad spectrum of topics.

Panel discussion with experts will open a discussion on the new directions and avenues for research and clinical practice.

Special emphasis will be placed on involving young clinicians and scientists, who will have the opportunity to gain a compact overview of the field and build new networks by easily getting in touch with advanced scientists and key opinion leaders.

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Submitted on Tuesday 10th September 2019 - 08:17
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Behavioural Science and Public Health Network Annual Conference 2020

Location: Derby, United Kingdom

Following the success of our 2019 event, BSPH Network is pleased to confirm the next annual conference will take place on 12th February 2020 at the Derby Enterprise Centre.

This conference will offer an opportunity to be inspired by keynote speakers who exemplify excellence in the fields of behavioural science and public health. 

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Submitted on Wednesday 13th November 2019 - 13:38
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The Wounded Healer: Helping the Helping Professional

Location: Webinar

Description

Burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma are landmines in the field of addiction work. Many of us struggle with work demands, familial expectations, and the desire for a fulfilling personal life. Our supervisors remind us of self-care, but who has the energy to add one more task to a stressful day? In order to thrive in this field, it’s crucial we shine a light on what really matters when it comes to caring for ourselves and the barriers that get in the way of being our best selves.

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Submitted on Friday 6th December 2019 - 09:30
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Universal Treatment Curriculum 8: Ethics For Addiction Professionals Training-Seminar in Davao City

Location: Davao City, Philippines

We are pleased to invite you to participate in a training on Universal Treatment Curriculum 8: Ethics For Addiction Professionals this February 17 to 21, 2020 at JJ Valderrama - Behavioral Management Center at Prk. 8, Bago Saka, Bago Gallera, Davao City.

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Submitted on Thursday 16th January 2020 - 11:30
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The Evolution of Addiction Treatment Conference

Location: Los Angeles, United States

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The Evolution of Addiction Treatment Conference was founded in 2011 by Allen Berger, Ph.D. and Andrew Martin, MBA, LAADC, SAP, CA-CSS and was purchased by C4 Recovery Foundation in 2017. EVOLUTION brings the most forward-thinking and effective therapeutic interventions and approaches directly to those that treat addiction. Since 2011, the conference has grown from 350 to over 600 attendees.

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Submitted on Tuesday 12th March 2019 - 17:55
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Webinar: Identifying and Mitigating Liability Risks for Excessive Gambling Behaviour

Location: Webinar

This webinar will provide an overview of casinos’ potential liability in negligence for contributing to the risk of excessive gambling, with comparisons to the well-established liability of licensed alcohol providers.

Risk factors include game design, loyalty programs, and an absence of harm-limiting mechanisms.

A case study involving loyalty program data will be used to illustrate how excessive gambling behaviour can be identified and addressed.

12:00 pm to 1:00 pm EST online

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Submitted on Thursday 14th November 2019 - 10:53
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Planet Youth - The Icelandic Primary Prevention Model in Ireland

Location: Stirling, United Kingdom

About this Event

DRNS and Salvation Army Centre for Addiction Services and Research are delighted to host this event to share learning on the implementation of Planet Youth in Ireland. Emmet Major is coordinating the Planet Youth programme in the west of Ireland and will share his experiences of the programme, with implications for Scottish research, policy and practice.

Session overview

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Submitted on Thursday 9th January 2020 - 11:21
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Cultivating Greater Meaning and Purpose to Prevent Relapse

Location: Webinar

Description

Many who find themselves established in recovery are left with a lingering, internal void that represents a lack of meaning or sense of purpose in life. This lack of meaning or purpose can be a constant threat to one’s recovery. With the right guidance, anyone can learn to uncover their purpose and find a greater sense of meaning, healthy passions, and natural sources of joy. This presentation will walk participants through a process of uncovering their purpose and learning to pursue activities that will provide the most meaning and personal fulfilment.

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Submitted on Friday 6th December 2019 - 09:35
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12th Annual Behaviour, Biology and Chemistry

Location: San Antonio, United States

This two-day conference, held 29th Feb - 3rd March in San Antonio, Texas focuses on translational aspects of addiction research among chemists, biologists, and behavioural scientists.

The diversity of participants and attendees at this meeting (undergraduate students to senior faculty, chemists to psychiatrists) provides a unique venue for cross-collaboration among different disciplines, and, in so doing, promotes new and innovative approaches to medications development in addictions biology.

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Submitted on Tuesday 20th August 2019 - 08:11
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