Date(s) - 07/20/2022
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Instructor: Candice Brimner
This trauma-informed, advanced workshop will focus on a review of evidence-based approaches in working with complex addiction clients. DSM criteria will be reviewed. CBT, ACT, contingency management, harm reduction (including pharmacological interventions) and Motivational Interviewing will be discussed and practiced through case analysis in this learning experience. Participants are expected to bring cases from their own practice to this workshop for discussion. Prior knowledge of addiction and counselling is essential.
Note: Recommend participants attend Motivational Interviewing or have a solid understanding of Motivational Interviewing principles and techniques.
Target Group: All
Total Cost: THTC Members Pay: $80.00 | Non-Members Pay: $90.00
- Understand best practices for working with complex addiction clients.
- Review current diagnostic criteria for substance use disorders.
- Enhance engagement in harm reduction interventions.
- Practice and learn evidence-based interventions to assist workers in assessing and treating individuals who use substances.