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Addictions 101: Exploring Substance Use and Gambling | November 2019

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Peterborough Lions Community Centre | Sisson Room

347 Burnham Street

Peterborough, ON K9H 1T5

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Addictions 101: Exploring Substance Use and Gambling
Cheryl Robinson and Katie Lamport | FourCAST

Date:

November 14, 2019 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST

Location:

Peterborough Lions Community Centre | Sisson Room
347 Burnham St.
Peterborough, ON K9H 1T5

Course Description:

This session will cover information related to substance use, including viewing substance use on a continuum, substance use effects, how people make change, review of an abstinence approach and a harm reduction approach, recovery treatment options in Ontario, stamping out stigma, and recovery concepts.

Interactive Elements Included:

  • Handouts
  • Power points
  • Small group discussions
  • Large group discussions
  • Videos
  • Brainstorms
  • Slinky demonstration
  • Game – gambling quiz and wheel
  • Worksheets

Facilitator Biographies:

Katie Lamport | FourCAST
Katie Lamport has been working in the social service field for fourteen years and has been a Counsellor in an Addiction setting for the past twelve years. Katie has worked in various programs at FourCounties Addiction Services Team – Intake, Community Withdrawal Management, counselling, groups and as a liaison from FourCAST within a Women’s Emergency Shelter.

Cheryl Robinson | FourCAST
Cheryl Robinson is a Registered Psychotherapist and has been working within the Addiction field for the past thirteen years. Cheryl has worked in various programs at FourCounties Addiction Services Team – Intake, Community Withdrawal Management, counselling, groups and as a liaison from FourCAST within a Crisis program.

FAQs

Who should attend this training?

QoC training sessions are designed for helping professionals in Peterborough City and County. We define "helping professional" as anyone in a position of interacting with people in providing a service.

Will food be provided?

Coffee, tea, and light snacks are included. Lunch will not be provided. There are several restaurants within walking distance of the Lions Centre. Please feel free to contact the Project Lead for recommendations.

Is there parking?

There is free parking at the Lions Centre, but come early as spaces can fill up fast! Street parking is also available.

Who can I contact with further questions?

Contact the QoC Project Lead at qoc@peterboroughdrugstrategy.com or 705-927-3448.

The cost of this training has been subsidized through a partnership with the Peterborough Drug Strategy and its members. Tickets are sold on a cost-recovery basis. Bursaries are available upon request.

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347 Burnham Street

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