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Event Name

Understanding Youth and Addictions
Intended Audience: Professionals
Provided by: Wilfrid Laurier University Faculty of Social Work Professional Development

Date and Time

Mon Apr 16, 2018
9:00 - 4:00pm


120 Duke Street West, Kitchener, ON, N2H 3W8

Event Description

This one-day workshop aims to help participants gain an understanding of the unique considerations of working with youth who are experiencing addiction issues. This workshop will explore how substance abuse can influence the developmental stages from adolescence to young adulthood. Through interactive learning modules and case studies, an overview of bio-psycho-social approaches to assessments, interventions and treatment modalities will be discussed. Participants will be provided with information about resources and treatment options currently available.

Learning Objectives
Understand the difference between youth substance use, misuse, and abuse.
Describe the developmental stages from adolescence to young adulthood.
Understand different treatment modalities.
Understand the stages of change model for youth.

More Info

519-884-0710 x5234


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Addictions (including Drugs, Alcohol and Gambling)
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