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)
Increasing Effective Clinical Supervision for SUD Treatment Providers
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.
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.
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.
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.
COVID-19 and the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders: International and Local Perspectives
Location: South Africa, South Africa
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.
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.
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.
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.
Dr. Jane Buxton, Physician Epidemiologist and Harm Reduction Lead, BC Centre for Disease Control
Best Practices for Co-occurring Disorders Treatment: Staffing and Training
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.
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.
Virtual Workshop: Toward the Use of Buprenorphine in Infants: Scientific and Practical Considerations
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.
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’.