Training

RSMj 2019 3rd Annual Scientific Meeting

Boston, United States,

The 4th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Research Society on Marijuana (RSMj) will be held from July 24-26, 2020 in Boston, MA. 

Measurement Based Care: An Essential Component of High-Quality Behavioral Healthcare

Webinar,
Description

Measurement-Based Care (MBC) is rapidly emerging as an essential component of care, treatment and services in the provision of behavioural healthcare. MBC, as an evidence-based framework, involves the use of a standardized instrument to provide an objective assessment of progress throughout the course of treatment.

Counselling Emerging Adults With Substance Use Disorders

Webinar,
Description

Substance use developmentally peaks during emerging adulthood (ages 18-25). Many emerging adults who develop problematic substance use during this developmental period have been exposed to environmental, individual, and interpersonal stressors throughout the life that places them at risk for ongoing difficulties with substance use as they transition to adulthood.

Substance Use Disorder in the African American Community

Webinar,
Description

The purpose of this workshop is to provide education on substance use in the African American community. By participating in this workshop, participants will become educated on substance use and the stigma associated with seeking treatment in the African American community. Lastly, this workshop will discuss the lack of best practices and how to engage African Americans in substance use disorder treatment.

The Wounded Healer: Helping the Helping Professional

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?

Resilient Families: Communication Cultivates Adaptability Within Family Systems

Webinar,
Description

Recovery for families involves positive stress management, coping with change, and the availability of support. We will examine how learning to cope with manageable stress is critical to developing resilience. Communication and community collaboration will be highlighted as essential to family members building skills, creating biological resistance to adversity, and experiencing resilient outcomes.

Connecting the Continuum: How Prevention & Recovery Models Fit Together

Webinar,
Description

This webinar is for anyone with a personal or professional connection to the recovery and prevention communities (such as family members, recovery coaches, therapists, peer support specialists, health educators and prevention specialists) on effective and evidence-based prevention approaches and how they correlate to recovery.

Successful Treatment of Methamphetamine Addiction

Webinar,

Methamphetamine is a drug of rapid addiction and destruction.

This free webinar will focus on the impact of methamphetamine and how this powerful drug changes the brain of the user - a process called addiction.