55th Annual Institute on Addiction Studies
55 years of Personal and Professional Development
July 13-17, 2014
June 1, 2014 - The Institute on Addiction Studies offers professional development and learning opportunities to those working and involved in substance use and related fields. This year's annual Institute workshops include the following:
"Concurrent Disorders: The Interaction of Addictions and Compromised Mental Health": Dennis Kimberley, MSW, Ph.D., RSW
"Defusing and Debriefing 101": Kent Laidlaw / Dr. Paulette Laidlaw
"Managing Emotional Charge: An Introduction to Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Skills with Substance Abuse Disorders (SUD): Ian Robertson MSW, RSW
"An Introduction to Drugs for Counsellors": Dr. Rick Csiernik
"The Basics of Community Reinforcement Approach" and "The Basics of Community Reinforcement Approach Family Training": Greg Purvis M.Sc.
Plus presentations and workshops on internet addiction, relapse prevention, addiction and the family, self-esteem and addiction, anxiety, compassion fatigue, terminal illness in recovery and more
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Rick Csiernik "The Global Politics of Addiction: The Money Behind the Disease"
Plenary Session Speakers: Angela Rolleman / David Garvie "The Secrets of Extremely Happy People"
Location: Kempenfelt Conference Centre, 3722 Fairway Rd., Innisfil, ON (near Barrie)
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