Monday, November 6th 2017
OACCPP Continuing Education Credits (CEC)
Mindfulness as an Adjunct to Addiction Treatment Part I Series
Hosted by Trafalgar Addiction Treatment Centres
A Leader in Treating Addiction and the Underlying mental health issues. Providing a Foundation of Recovery.
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Instructor: Dr. Christine Courbasson
When: Monday, November 6th 2017, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Where: The Novotel Hotel, 3 Park Home Ave, North York, ON M2N 6L3
OACCPP Continuing Education Credits upon Completion: 2
Mindfulness-based treatments are growing in popularity among treatment providers. Clinical research suggests the efficiency of incorporating mindfulness has a place in the treatment of addiction and mental health disorders.
This workshop will help participants understand how mindfulness can be applied to the treatment of addiction and mental health problems. The focus will be on the various therapeutic aspects of mindfulness. Participants will learn mindfulness strategies that enhance treatment effectiveness with a special focus on:
- Mindfulness of emotions
- Managing cravings and urges
- Letting go of judgements and unhelpful thoughts
- Managing relapse
- Developing an awareness of self, others, and the world to develop a balanced life.
Each participant will receive two credits toward their OACCPP Continuing Education.
Space is limited. To register for this workshop please call 416-480-1500.
Every Monday Evening
Friends and Family – Meet & Greet
124 Merton St. Suite 305, Toronto, ON
7.00 – 8.30pm
Watching a family member struggle with addiction and/or affect disorder is not just painful, but will make a person feel helpless, disconnected, and exhausted. By attending this event you will be able to connect with our clinical therapists and staff as well as learn about resources that are offered and topics that will be covered in our on-going Friends & Family Group.