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Substance Use Institute, Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario and the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

North York, Ontario
November 14-18, 2016

Co-hosted by the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario (RNAO) and the Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse (CCSA), this interactive conference is designed for nurses and other health-care professionals who want to increase their knowledge and build capacity when engaging with clients and families who use substances.

It will provide foundational concepts related to assessment and evidence-based interventions. Key concepts include:

  • Addiction theory
  • Stigma
  • Foundational concepts to care
  • Screening and brief intervention
  • Comprehensive assessment
  • Interventions
  • Harm reduction
  • Motivational interviewing
  • Current trends among specific populations

For more information and registration, visit http://rnao.ca/events/addressing-continuum-substance-use-institute.