23 Aug Addictions 101: Exploring Substance Use and Gambling
Cheryl Robinson and Katie Lamport | FourCAST
The session will cover information related to substance use, including viewing substance use on a continuum, substance use effects, how people make change, review of abstinence approach and harm reduction approach, recovery treatment options in Ontario, stamping out stigma and recovery concepts.
November 23, 2018 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST
April 17, 2019 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST
Peterborough Lions Community Centre | Sisson Room
347 Burnham St.
Peterborough, ON K9H 1T5
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 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.
Interactive Elements Included:
- Power points
- Small group discussions
- Large group discussions
- Slinky demonstration
- Game – gambling quiz and wheel