Identifying, Assessing and Treating Concurrent Disorders: A clinical overview for assessment, practical applications, tools and techniques when working with concurrent disorders in teens and adults

Identifying, Assessing and Treating Concurrent Disorders: A clinical overview for assessment, practical applications, tools and techniques when working with concurrent disorders in teens and adults

 

 

Event Details

Date: May 15, 2019 

Facilitator: Ian Robertson, MSW., RSW.

This training is suitable for: Mental Health Professionals: Psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists, social workers. Medical Professionals: Nurses, psychiatrists, pediatricians, family doctors. Direct Service Workers: Drop in workers, shelter and hostel workers, child and youth workers, youth justice workers. Educators: Teachers, ECE, school administration, support staff.

Description: Clients presenting with either a substance use or mental health problem are more likely than not to have a concurrent disorder. By understanding the connection or co-occurring interaction between the substance use and mental health problems, this will enhance the quality for developing effective assessment, treatment and community-based plans using collaborative, integrative and responsive approaches to client care.

This workshop will provide a clinical overview for assessment, practical applications, and tools and techniques. 

Participants of this workshop will also be able to:

  • Understand and identify concurrent disorders
  • Help clients and families
  • Develop individualized services delivery plans for clients

Part I: Assessment

  1. Identifying, assessing and treating concurrent disorders: The client - Counsellor Relationship
  2. Screening and Assessing for Concurrent Disorders

Part II - Practical Applications

  1. A program Model for Integrated Treatment: The Concurrent Disorders Servic
  2. Integrating a trauma-informed/sensitive approach for concurrent disorders

Part III - Approaches and Techniques

  1.  Metacognitive Therapy for Concurrent Alcohol Use and Anxiety Disorder
  2. Interpersonal Group Therapy for Concurrent Alcohol Dependence and Interpersonal Problems
  3. The Impact of Concurrent Disorders on the FamilyConcurrent Disorders in Young People
  4. Capacity-Building: Integrating Substance Use Treatment into Mental Health Programs

*Photography is being used for illustrative purposes only and any person depicted in the content is a model, except where indicated.



  • When

  • Wednesday, May 15, 2019
    9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Eastern Time

  • Where

  • SickKidsSickKids Centre for Community Mental Health Learning Institute
    114 Maitland Street
    Toronto, Ontario M4Y 1E1
    Canada
    416-924-1164

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