About this Event:
Co-hosted by the Registered Nurses’ Association of Ontario (RNAO) and the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse, this week-long institute is intense and interactive. Nurses and other health-care professionals working in various sectors will increase their knowledge when engaging with clients and families who use substances.
Learn from experts in the area of substance use, and persons and families with lived experiences.
Key concepts to be explored include:
- Addiction theory
- Foundational concepts to care
- Screening and brief intervention
- Comprehensive assessment
- Evidence-based Interventions
- Harm reduction
- Motivational interviewing
- Current trends among specific populations
Fee includes a dynamic curriculum of interactive learning activities, learning materials, workbook, a continental breakfast each day and lunch each day.
Please note that program attendees must make arrangements for their own overnight accommodations – this is not included in the program fee. Please email Grace Wong (gwong@RNAO.ca) for more information about this event.