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Advanced Substance Use

Date(s) - 08/03/2017
9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Toronto Hostels Training Centre (THTC)


THTC Member: $80.00 | Non-Member: $90.00

Building on the workshop Introduction to Substance Use, this advanced course examines in more detail treatments and approaches for clients who struggle with substance abuse and process addictions such as gambling, compulsive shopping and hyper sexuality. This course requires participants to have a basic understanding of addiction fundamentals such as withdrawal, tolerance and dependence, and some level of understanding concerning concurrent disorders.

Note: Recommend participants attend Introduction to Substance Use or consult with instructor.

Learning Objectives:

  • To develop an understanding of two primary evidence based treatments: cognitive behavioural therapy and contingency management within group work settings.
  • To practice motivational interviewing techniques within this model.
  • Through case analysis review most complex and challenging clients to develop treatment plan strategies.

Target Group: All

Registrations are closed for this program. Please refer to the training calendar for future availability.