Addictions 101: Exploring Substance Use and Gambling

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.

Dates:

November 23, 2018 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST

April 17, 2019 | 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EST

Location:

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

Facilitator Biographies:

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:

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