Identifying, Assessing and Treating Concurrent Disorders in Teens and Adults: A clinical overview of assessment, practical applications, tools and techniques when working with concurrent disorders

Identifying, Assessing and Treating Concurrent Disorders in Teens and Adults: A clinical overview of assessment, practical applications, tools and techniques when working with concurrent disorders

 

 

Event Details

 CCMH_LI_Logo_blues_on_white Leading the way in Mental Health Training and Education for Professionals

Date: April 27, 2020

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

  • Identifying, assessing and treating concurrent disorders: The client/counsellor relationship
  • Screening and assessing for concurrent disorders

Part II - Practical Applications

  • A program model for integrated treatment: The concurrent disorders service
  • Integrating a trauma-informed/sensitive approach for concurrent disorders

Part III - Approaches and Techniques

  • Metacognitive therapy for concurrent alcohol use and anxiety disorder
  • Interpersonal group therapy for concurrent alcohol dependence and interpersonal problems
  • The impact of concurrent disorders on the family
  • Concurrent disorders in young people
  • 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

  • Monday, April 27, 2020
    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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