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Addiction: the changing landscape
2017 CSAM Annual Meeting and Scientific Conference 
October 19-21, Niagara Falls

The 2017 conference will address the many challenging issues in addiction medicine: the changing legislative landscape and rapidly evolving research on marijuana; the medical and public health crisis in the opiate epidemic; the potential re-emergence of tobacco addiction through electronic delivery devices (E-cigarettes and vaping), and other emergent issues in addictions.  
 

Overview of the OPTIMA Trial: Optimizing patient-centered-care: a pragmatic randomized control trial comparing models of care In the management of prescription opioid misuse (OPTIMA)
Presenter: Dr. Bernard Le Foll
Friday, October 20, 9 to 10 am, CAMH

Presenting the Canadian Research Initiative in Substance Misuse (CRISM) a CIHR-funded national addiction research network that focuses on translation and implementation of evidence-based prevention and treatment interventions for substance misuse; presenting the evidence for Agonist therapy in Prescription opioid use disorder; presenting the design of OPTIMA Trial.

 

Hepatitis C in Primary Care and Drug and Alcohol Settings
October 20, Niagara Falls

This CSAM course, delivered in three parts, is designed to strengthen the capacity of clinical staff working in primary care and drug and alcohol settings who work with PWIDs to effectively test for, treat and manage hepatitis C. The online learning and face-to-face workshop, delivered by local experts, will give participants the skills to confidently prescribe the new DAAs.
 

Integrated Obesity & Mental Health Care: Practical Strategies to Improve Outcomes
A Clinical MP3C Module
October 23, 5 to 8 pm., Trillium Health Partners, Toronto

This workshop addresses the association between mental health and obesity from both adult and pediatric perspectives. It identifies and explains the difference in treatment approach when working with each of these populations.  
 

Lisbon Addictions 2017
October 24 to October 26
Lisboa, Portugal

Lisbon Addictions 2017, the second European Conference on Addictive Behaviours and Dependencies, is a multidisciplinary conference that provides a forum for networking across the addictions.
 

International Society of Addiction Medicine (ISAM) 2017
October 26 to 29
Abu Dhabi, UAE

“New frontiers” is the focus of the meeting where recent scientific discoveries in the field of addiction will be highlighted, as well as challenges facing the Middle East as it confronts the new reality of addiction among its youth. 

 

The 13th Annual CADDRA ADHD Conference 
October 27-29, Quebec City, QC.
 
This meeting will address many topics and issues of interest to you as a clinician or researcher working in the field of ADHD. The conference is preceded by the 4th Annual ADHD Research Day and ADHD Institute workshops on Friday, October 27. 
 

NOVEMBER 2017

7th Annual Sexual Behaviours Clinic Workshop
November 2-3, Toronto
​The Sexual Behaviours Clinic (SBC) at CAMH invites it's seventh year of providing a series of excellent speakers in the area of sexually inappropriate behaviour, paraphilias, and sexual abuse prevention. 
 

Race, Industry and Policy in the United States' War on Opioid Drugs that Wasn't
Presenter: Dr. Helena B. Hansen
Friday, November 3, 9 to 10 am, CAMH

Learning Objectives: Describe three institutional causes for the racial patterns of opioid treatment and overdose in the U.S.; Discuss two potential interventions to decrease opioid overdose rates among all racial groups in the U.S.

 

CAMH REDCap Conference
Friday, November 3, 8:30 am to 5 pm.
CAMH, 100 Stokes Street, Toronto

Join your fellow REDCap users for an exciting day showcasing REDCap use at CAMH and beyond. The event will include talks and interesting use-cases of REDCap, a lunchtime poster session, and an afternoon of interactive breakout sessions covering a wide range of REDCap topics. 

 

RNAO Motivational Interviewing Workshop
November 7 & 8, Radisson Admiral, Toronto
Led by Colin MacRae

This workshop focuses on the transtheoretical model of change and the evidence-base for motivational interviewing. It will provide you with the knowledge and the opportunity to practice skills to facilitate the integration of this effective approach into your daily clinical practice.

 

Family Medicine Forum
College of Family Physicians of Canada
November 8-11, Palais des congrès de Montréal, Montréal, QC

FMF focuses on providing four energizing days of practical, cutting-edge, and thought-provoking educational opportunities. It features impressive daily keynote presentations and a vast array of continuing professional development (CPD) sessions designed specifically for family physicians, researchers, and teachers.
 

Outreach with HeART: The OPOP Annual Conference
November 9 & 10, Artscape Sandbox, Toronto

OPOP and NPOP invite you to join in shared professional development, thought-provoking presentations and interactive discussions to support and challenge one another to provide the highest quality service possible to the areas we serve. November 9: Digital Storytelling Workshop or AGO self-guided tour. November 10: Annual meeting. Learn more about arts-based approaches to health care.
 

CMHA Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor Training
November 9 & 10, Toronto

CMHA’s Certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor Training program will help individuals who are working to address the issue of mental health in workplaces by implementing the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace.
 

The Community of Practice in Addiction Medicine Symposium 2017
November 10, Montreal, QC
Le comité scientifique de la Communauté de pratique médicale en dépendance est heureux d'inviter les médecins à la deuxième édition du Symposium sur la prise en charge médicale de la dépendance au Québec. 

 

 

Children's Mental Health Ontario (CMHO) 2017 Conference
November 13 & 14, Toronto
Bold Ideas: Exploring research, elevating practice, influencing policy

CMHO has an exciting line up of speakers this year with representatives from McMaster University, U of T, Health Quality Ontario and many more. We will also be welcoming back the Hon. Michael Coteau, Minister of Children and Youth Services.

 

Issues of Substance Conference (IOS) conference
Presented the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA)

November 13-15, Calgary, Alberta
Join addictions workers, healthcare professionals, researchers, knowledge brokers, policy and decision makers for presentations and interactive learning workshops at Canada's premier national conference for the addiction field. 

 

5th Annual Campbell Family Mental Health Research Symposium – Alcohol, the Brain and Society: From Impact to Intervention 
November 14, Toronto, Ontario

CAMH's Campbell Family Mental Health Research Symposium is an annual event featuring internationally renowned speakers presenting advances in mental illness and addictions. This year's speakers include Marc Schuckit, Robin Room, Bridget Grant, and 2017 Jellinek Award Winner Nick Heather.

 

Forensic Practices & Systems: A Focus on South Asian Communities
November 20-21, Mississauga, Ontario

The training event is hosted by the Forensic Consultation and Assessment Team, CAMH and The Collaborative for South Asian Mental Health, CAMH. Over two days we will take workshop participants through cases and exemplars from South Asian community and situations that relate to experience of individuals who are in the forensic mental health system. All trainers are experts in forensic practice and either themselves South Asian or deeply immersed in working with this population. Participants will be engaged through a combination of both didactic and interactive methods of learning.


Collaboratively Managing Eating Disorders in an Adult Population
A Clinical MP3C Module

Wednesday, November 22, 5 to 7 pm., Trillium Health Partners
Eating disorders are a serious illness with life threatening physical and mental health morbidity and mortality. Management of patients with eating disorders is complex and calls upon inter-professional skills that are best managed in a collaborative framework. 

 

Opioid Use Disorder in Primary Care Conference
November 24, Beanfield Centre, Toronto
Conference goals: to highlight topics such as treatment approaches, harm reduction strategies, clinical guidelines and new evidence in the field of opioid use disorder, and to network with peers, which is particularly beneficial for people working in remote communities. Formerly the Ontario Methadone Prescribers' Conference, coordinated by the CPSO, now led by CAMH.