Module Zero of the Universal Curriculum

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Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), U.S. Department of State
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This 19-minute video introduction to the Universal Curriculum series will be introduced at the beginning of future online courses.  The slides will be included in the forthcoming manual editions of the Universal Treatment Curriculum (UTC), Universal Prevention Curriculum (UPC) and Universal Recovery Curriculum (URC).  The module will also be included in future face-to-face trainings.

Congreso de Tabaco

Les comparto el evento del Congreso de Tabaco, el cual se llevará a cabo los días 27 y 28 de octubre. Participarán expertos nacionales e internacionales en adicciones y consumo de tabaco. El evento es TOTALMENTE GRATUITO y se otorgará constancia de asistencia.

Foetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD): everybody's business

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This presentation covered the cultural context of alcohol use in pregnancy in Scotland, the variety of effects that FASD can have for individuals and the implications of FASD in an everyday context, as well as the difficulties of making a diagnosis and the absence of adult pathways for this diagnosis.

Dr Shields and Dr Brown both stressed the importance of raising awareness about FASD as a preventative measure.

Prevention Portraits

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Applied Prevention Science International (APSI) is putting together a new series of informal video interviews with scientists, professionals and other stakeholders who are contributing to prevention knowledge and practice around the world.

Toolkit for Opioids, Alcohol & Tobacco in HIV

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Yale University

The Yale Program in Addiction is pleased to make available resources from the Working with HIV Clinics to Adopt Addiction Treatments Using Implementation Facilitation (WHAT-IF?) multi-site study, for any HIV or primary care clinic seeking to integrate addiction treatments for Tobacco, Alcohol, Opioid, and other substance use disorders into their clinical practice and care models. 

Notes on Note-Taking

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Friedman, M. C. (2014). Notes on note-taking: Review of research and insights for students and instructors. Harvard Initiative for Learning and Teaching, 1-34.

Effective note-taking is a useful skill for any student participating in an academic study.

Note-taking can help with efficient information processing and retention.

The Effects of COVID-19 on the Illegal Drug Supply

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This webinar explored 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 highlighted different perspectives, including systems-level epidemiology data, findings from a local drug checking program and experiences shared by people who use drugs.

It’s not what you say, but how you say it- Motivational Interviewing & Beyond Live Webinars

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.

COVID-19 and Alcohol

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How much are people drinking while staying at home during the COVID-19 pandemic? Are Canadians drinking more alcohol than usual and, if so, are they doing it more often? This webinar explored alcohol use during the pandemic, drawing on the results of a survey and polls commissioned by CCSA in spring 2020. The presentation highlighted resources to assist in reducing risks related to alcohol use during COVID-19.


Rapid Access to Addiction Medicine and Withdrawal Options

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This webinar explored underlying issues with substance use disorders and helped attendees to understand their complexity and treatment from an evidence-based lens. It also focused on the impacts of COVID-19, withdrawal considerations and advancements in the delivery of care during these uncertain times, including the Rapid Access to Addiction Medicine model.

COVID-19 et alcool

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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.