The early bird registration deadline (September 14) is fast approaching for Issues of Substance (IOS) 2015, Canadas national conference for the addictions and mental health fields. Hosted by the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse in partnership with Mise sur toi, the conference is centred around the theme Addiction matters.
Content will focus on practical, interactive workshops and oral presentations that showcase new research and evidence-informed practices. Topics include:
9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Registration starting at 8:30 a.m.
The Chatham-Kent Addictions Awareness Conference is back again this year! The theme this year is Confronting the Crux: Integrating Spirit Healing into Therapeutic Practice. We are happy to announce that the Sunset Drum team will be doing opening ceremonies, followed by speakers Allan Kehler and Dr. Eduardo Duran.
The goal of this webinar is to provide participants with the knowledge and skills needed to build a social engagement strategy. It will provide agencies and individuals involved in health promotion initiatives an overview of how social media redefines traditional communication methods and how it can be leveraged to expand reach, influence health decision-making and facilitate engagement and information sharing.
HealthAchieve is one of the largest and most respected health care events in North America and is the perfect opportunity for feature leaders to learn, share and network with some of the best and brightest health care and business leaders. We are also excited to have keynote addresses from Tony and Emmy winning comedian and actor Martin Short, former Vice President of Enron Corporation Sherron Watkins, Captain Richard Phillips and many others.
For decades the therapeutic work of PTSD was processing fear, helplessness and horror. Recently the DSM has expanded the definition of PTSD to include guilt and shame. Evidence-based research indicates that unprocessed/unresolved guilt and shame are risk factors for developing and maintaining PTSD symptoms as well as compromising the healing process for clients with Complex PTSD and Developmental Trauma.
Best Western Plus Stoneridge Inn and Conference Centre
8:15 a.m.-11:30 p.m.
Bullying, Harassment and/or Violence is often difficult to recognize and managers and HR often do not know how to respond. Bullying can result in decreased productivity, poor employee retention and sometimes serious legal problems.