August 2020

Webinar: Accesibilidad, Equidad y Calidad de Servicios de Salud Mental en El Contexto de Pandemia y Pospandemia

Location: Buenos Aires, Argentina

ISSUP Argentina

ISSUP Argentina invites you to participate in a webinar that will address accessibility, equity and quality of mental health services in the context of the Pandemic and Post-Pandemic. The webinar will take place on August 3, 2020 at 18:00 hrs (Argentine time).

August 3, 2020, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm (Argentina time)

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Submitted on Tuesday 21st July 2020 - 20:48
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COVID-19 et alcool

Location: Canada

Quelles quantités d’alcool sont bues pendant le confinement lié à la pandémie de COVID-19? Les Canadiens boivent-ils plus d’alcool qu’à l’habitude et, si oui, le font-ils plus souvent? Les présentateurs ont abordé la consommation d’alcool pendant la pandémie et ont notamment discuté des résultats de sondages commandés par le CCDUS au printemps 2020. Ont aussi été présentées des ressources sur la réduction des risques liés à l’alcool pendant la COVID-19.

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Submitted on Saturday 25th July 2020 - 08:09
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Increasing Effective Clinical Supervision for SUD Treatment Providers

Location: Webinar

Description

The critical role of clinical supervision in both staff development and retention are well-documented. The disconnect between the need for clinical supervision and the consistent provision thereof in the field, however, is often attributable to common barriers experienced among service providers. This session will explore common challenges and points of resistance to the provision of consistent, effective supervision, principles for improving the delivery of needed supervision, and offer practical examples of the application of these principles in the field.

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Submitted on Sunday 5th January 2020 - 14:59
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Resilience: How to Thrive During COVID-19

Location: Webinar

During times of extreme stress and uncertainty, such as we are experiencing with the COVID-19 pandemic, it is common to feel anxiety, depression, and even traumatic stress. The psychology of resilience offers a way to transform these normal reactions to ones that support our strength and growth. 


This webinar will focus on the ways in which we can intentionally process our responses during the pandemic, connect with purpose and meaning, and thrive. 

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Submitted on Tuesday 4th August 2020 - 08:48
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COVID-19 and the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: International and Local Perspectives

Location: South Africa, South Africa

ATTC and SANCA National

COVID-19, along with the associated restrictions, has and continues to impact on the access to and provision of health care services. This talk hones in on the impact of services for substance use disorders, presenting new insights arising from current research. Hosted by the South Africa HIV Addiciton Technology Transfer Centre (UCT Department of Psychiatry and Mental Health), and SANCA National.

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Submitted on Monday 3rd August 2020 - 07:45
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Free Racial Justice PPW Program Implementer Training Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

A free one-hour Racial Justice Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) Program Implementer Training Webinar is scheduled for Tuesday August 11th

Racial Justice PPW is an easy to use brief program for educators, religious leaders, youth services providers and parents who want to promote youth behaviors that support racial justice and wellness and combat racism in individuals and communities.       

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Submitted on Saturday 8th August 2020 - 15:28
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Rapid Access to Addiction Medicine and Withdrawal Options

Location: Webinar

This webinar will explore the impact of COVID-19 on access to addiction medicine and withdrawal options. More details to be released soon.

This event is part of the CCSA and CCDUS new webinar series on the Implications of COVID-19 on Public Health in Canada.

Speaker:

Dr. Ginette Poulin, Clinical Lead, Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse

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Submitted on Saturday 25th July 2020 - 08:11
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Integrating Wellness into Substance Use Disorder Prevention: Multi-Risk Behavior Interventions

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

Session Objectives:

  1. Explain the need for and benefits of integrating wellness promotion into substance use prevention.
  2. Describe a marketing-related conceptual model and steps for creating integrated prevention with wellness content, programs and campaigns.
  3. Explore evidence-based resources for providing prevention with wellness programs.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Jxql7rm9T4yIOwDX31ICkg

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Submitted on Saturday 8th August 2020 - 15:30
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It’s Not What You Say, but How You Say It.

Location: Webinar

Motivational Interviewing & Beyond Live Webinars

A bad experience can be the best teacher. Joel Porter, Steve Rollnick, Russell Calderwood, David Rosengren & others discuss the importance of learning from experience and language in working with people in the classroom, therapy office and playing field.

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Submitted on Friday 7th August 2020 - 14:46
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Claremont Graduate University Professional Development Workshops August 14-22, 2020

Location: Online, United States

The Claremont Evaluation Center provides world-class practical and theoretical training workshops in the evaluation and applied research.

This longstanding series, taught by leading academics and seasoned practitioners, is made even more accessible by highly interactive online webcasts. Previous years have consistently brought hundreds of participants to Claremont from across the globe, representing an exciting cross-section of the private and public sectors.

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Submitted on Wednesday 5th August 2020 - 03:47
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The Effects of COVID-19 on the Illegal Drug Supply

Location: Webinar

This webinar will explore how regulations put in place to prevent the spread of COVID-19 are inadvertently contributing to an increasingly toxic illegal drug supply and how this shift has both increased health harms and created policy opportunities. Presentations will highlight different perspectives, including systems-level epidemiology data, findings from a local drug checking program and experiences shared by people who use drugs.

Speakers:

Dr. Jane Buxton, Physician Epidemiologist and Harm Reduction Lead, BC Centre for Disease Control

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Submitted on Saturday 25th July 2020 - 08:13
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Psychological Interventions for People with HIV-AIDS and Substance Dependence during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Location: Jakarta, Indonesia

Indonesian Consortium Addiction Technology Transfer (ICATT) in collaboration with the Department of Mental Medicine, Padjajaran University, invites you to participate in:

Online Seminar

"Psychological Interventions for People with HIV-AIDS and Substance Dependence during the COVID-19 Pandemic."

18-22 August 2020

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Submitted on Tuesday 11th August 2020 - 04:43
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16th International Congress of Behavioural Medicine

Location: Glasgow, United Kingdom

The International Society of Behaviour Medicine (ISBM) International Congress of Behavioral Medicine, Interdisciplinary Behavioural Medicine: Systems, Networks and Interventions will take place 19th-22nd August 2020, in the city of Glasgow, Scotland's largest city.

The Congress will include internationally known keynote speakers and master lecturers who will deliver talks on topics of critical importance to behavioural medicine.

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Submitted on Wednesday 11th September 2019 - 10:15
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Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorders Treatment: Staffing and Training

Location: Webinar

Presented by: Great Lakes, Northeast & Caribbean, and Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Centers (ATTCs)

Organizational staffing directly impacts program capacity for integrated treatment, particularly whether an organization’s staff composition includes staff with dual licensure or extensive experience treating individuals with co-occurring disorders. This webinar will address strategies for staffing, supervision, and training that can contribute to an improved infrastructure and ongoing staff development that will enhance integrated care.

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Submitted on Saturday 9th May 2020 - 09:27
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UTC 6 Case Management Training

Location: Baguio city Philippines

Blended live and online training 

Register at: https://bit.ly/AugUTC6

 

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Submitted on Friday 31st July 2020 - 13:05
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Prevention Plus Wellness Resources: Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

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Submitted on Monday 17th August 2020 - 17:29
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Virtual Workshop: Toward the Use of Buprenorphine in Infants: Scientific and Practical Considerations

Location: Online

Workshop Description

Buprenorphine is a potential treatment for newborns with neonatal opioid withdrawal syndrome (NOWS). This workshop brings together experts in maternal-fetal medicine, maternal treatment of opioid use disorder, and neonatal outcomes. The attendees will discuss both scientific and practical opportunities and issues conducting trials regarding the use of buprenorphine in newborns with NOWS and other pediatric conditions requiring opioid therapy.

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Submitted on Monday 10th August 2020 - 10:36
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Youth Leadership Training in Providing the SPORT Prevention Plus Wellness Program: Free Webinar

Location: St. Augustine/Florida, United States

Session Objectives:

  1. Review pre-intervention concepts including the three steps for providing one-session Prevention Plus Wellness (PPW) programs to youth peers.
  2. Practice implementing the SPORT (alcohol & drug use) PPW high school program.
  3. Identify post-intervention strategies to ensure high quality PPW program implementation to youth peers.

Register:  https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_easxnmjLT-ip1E0O9M798A

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Submitted on Monday 17th August 2020 - 21:40
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30th TheMHS Conference

Location: Perth, Australia

The Mental Health Services (TheMHS) Conference is Australasia’s leading and most diverse mental health conference. It is held in a different city around Australia and New Zealand each year and attracts approximately 1,000 delegates annually.

The theme for the 2020 Conference is ‘Balancing the System’.

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Submitted on Thursday 26th September 2019 - 11:43
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