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56th Annual Institute on Addiction Studies, Addiction Studies Forum Inc.

Innisfil, Ontario
July 12-16, 2015

Kempenfelt Conference Centre, 3722 Fairway Road

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:

  • “Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist Certification ” Brian Irving CAC II, CYC, ADSrt
  •  “Relational Psychotherapy and the Innate Wisdom of the Client Centred Approach in Working with Addiction ” Sean Meggeson, MA
  • “Essentials to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)” Ian Robertson MSW, RSW
  • “Street Drugs: Taking a Closer Look” CC Sapp
  • “Youth: Substance Use, Gambling/Gaming and Treatment” Lori Griffith CACII, CPGC and Lisa Longworth CYW, BA, SDS
  • “Through the Lens of the Filmmaker: Healing from Trauma and Addictions” James Buffin
  • “Developmental Psychopathology” Jeff St. Pierre PhD, C.Psych.
  • “Hoarding Disorder, its Relationship to Substance Abuse and How to Intervene” Paula Watts, BSW and Tammy Matthews, BSW, RSW
  • Plus presentations and workshops on grief, trauma dependency cycle, mindfulness, family in recovery, stages of change, self care, Choice Theory and Reality Therapy, co-dependency and more
  • Keynote Speaker: M. Linda Bell ICADC,FACATA, CCS “The Legacy of Gordon and Mary: the birth of addiction treatment in Canada”
  • Plenary Session Speaker: Joe Roberts “From Skid Row to CEO……there’s more to you than you can see”

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