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Nom de l'événement

Evidence-Based Addiction Treatment: A Two-Day Workshop with Dr. William Miller
For: Grand public, Professionnels
Fourni par: Mission Empowerment

Date et l'heure

Thu Apr 27 to fri 28 apr 2017 (Cet événement est terminé)
9:00 - 4:30pm

Lieu de la conférence

532 Ontario St, Stratford, ON

Description de l'évenement

This workshop will provide helping professionals with an up-to-date research-based perspective on the treatment of substance use disorders, based on 40 years of research in addiction treatment outcomes – some of them surprising. The workshop is based on the textbook Treating Addiction: A guide for professionals by Miller, Forcehimes and Zweben – a book that Dr. Miller says is “everything I wish I had known when I started out in the addiction field”. Dr. Miller points out that scientific research findings often don’t make their way to the clinicians who are actually providing addiction treatment, so the textbook and this workshop are an attempt to bridge this gap.

In addition to didactic presentations there will be opportunities for experiential practice and discussion. Building on a person-centered foundation, Dr. Miller will discuss evidence on controversial issues in the field including specific vs. general factors in treatment efficacy, matching clients to treatments, moderation goals, length and intensity of treatment, therapist effects, the “wait list” effect, and manual-guided treatment.

Topics Covered Include:

​How Effective is Addiction Treatment?
The Case for Evidence-Based Treatment
The Hazards of “Relapse” Thinking
Expectancy and Therapist Effects: It Matters Who Treats you
Is More Treatment Better?
Rethinking “Intake”
The waiting list effect
A Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA) to addiction treatment
Unilateral Family Intervention (CRAFT)
Matching Clients to Treatments
Manual Guided Treatment
Practical Issues in Addiction Treatment
Pharmacologic Adjuncts to Addiction Treatment
If Bill Miller Were Designing a Treatment System​​

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This event is listed under these topics

Dépendances (y compris la toxicomanie, l’alcoolisme et le jeu compulsif)
Troubles déficitaires de l’attention (TDA/TDAH)
Problèmes de comportement
Troubles du comportement alimentaire, y compris l’anorexie et la boulimie
Organismes de services à l’enfance et à la jeunesse
Trouble obsessionnel-compulsif
Trouble de stress post-traumatique (TSPT), traumatisme et abus
Problèmes liés aux technologies, y compris la dépendance à Internet, au téléphone mobile et aux médias sociaux
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