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Concurrent Disorders and the Mental Status Exam 12:00 pm
Concurrent Disorders and the Mental Status Exam @ Online
Aug 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
This one-hour (1 CEU) webinar will describe the most common psychiatric co-occurring disorders with problem gambling, and will explain the function of the mental status exam in relation to problem gambling treatment. This webinar will be led by Matthew Tsuda, MScOT, OT Reg (Ont), BEd, BA (Hons). The learning objects for this webinar are to: Describe the most common psychiatric disorders that co-occur with problem gambling and the importance of addressing them in treatment Explain the function of the mental status exam in relation to problem gambling treatment Understand the core components of the mental status exam. This webinar is part of a six-part series designed for problem gambling counsellors and other mental health/addiction service providers. This webinar is hosted by CAMH.
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Game-Bling: Where Gaming Meets Gambling 10:00 am
Game-Bling: Where Gaming Meets Gambling @ Online
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
This webinar will explore how technology has changed the gambling market, the blurred lines between gambling and gaming, the increased risks and how to stay safe if one chooses to engage in gaming and gambling activities. Content is designed for parents/guardians, teachers, counselors, college/university students and adults involved in young people’s lives. Key objectives of this webinar: Discuss impacts of excessive use of technology and affects of parents’ technology use on children (parent version) Explore underage gambling opportunities: E-sports, Fantasy Sports, In-game ‘gambling’, Skins Betting, etc. and other impacts of technology in gaming and gambling Question the blurred lines between gaming and gambling Notice warning signs of problematic behaviors (video gaming, excessive technology use, social gaming and gambling) Provide support resources and harm reduction strategies Make informed decisions with regards to gambling and gaming This webinar is hosted by the YMCA of Greater Toronto.
Skills for Substance Use Engagement 12:00 pm
Skills for Substance Use Engagement @ St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Upper Auditorium
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presented by: Elisha Dekort, Interim Manager of Community Psychiatry Services and the Concurrent Disorders Capacity Building Team This presentation will provide an overview of the different evidence based practices for working with clients who use substances and how to utilize those practices to build engagement. Attend on August 21st or 22nd in-person or remotely via webcast. These sessions are hosted by the Concurrent Disorders Capacity Building Team.
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Skills for Substance Use Engagement 12:00 pm
Skills for Substance Use Engagement @ St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Upper Auditorium
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Presented by: Elisha Dekort, Interim Manager of Community Psychiatry Services and the Concurrent Disorders Capacity Building Team This presentation will provide an overview of the different evidence based practices for working with clients who use substances and how to utilize those practices to build engagement. Attend on August 21st or 22nd in-person or remotely via webcast. These sessions are hosted by the Concurrent Disorders Capacity Building Team.
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Take 5: How to put Mindfulness-into-action for Resilience, Collaborative and a Psychologically Safe Workplace 12:00 pm
Take 5: How to put Mindfulness-into-action for Resilience, Collaborative and a Psychologically Safe Workplace @ Online
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Learn about ‘mindfulness-in-action’ and how Take 5 can positively contribute to a psychologically healthy and safe work environment by helping busy professionals be focused, engaged, and less stressed in the middle of whatever they’re doing. As part of this learning opportunity, MindWell-U is gifting all registrants a free trial of the 30 Day Mindfulness Challenge. Take 5 is the core mindfulness-in-action skill developed on the Mindfulness Challenge, an evidence-based online training for workplaces. By signing up for the webinar, you will also receive an email from MindWell-U with a link to register for the training. This webinar is hosted by the Mental Health Commission of Canada.
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Game-Bling: Where Gaming Meets Gambling @ Online
Aug 21 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

This webinar will explore how technology has changed the gambling market, the blurred lines between gambling and gaming, the increased risks and how to stay safe if one chooses to engage in gaming and gambling activities.

Content is designed for parents/guardians, teachers, counselors, college/university students and adults involved in young people’s lives.

Key objectives of this webinar:

  • Discuss impacts of excessive use of technology and affects of parents’ technology use on children (parent version)
  • Explore underage gambling opportunities: E-sports, Fantasy Sports, In-game ‘gambling’, Skins Betting, etc. and other impacts of technology in gaming and gambling
  • Question the blurred lines between gaming and gambling
  • Notice warning signs of problematic behaviors (video gaming, excessive technology use, social gaming and gambling)
  • Provide support resources and harm reduction strategies
  • Make informed decisions with regards to gambling and gaming

This webinar is hosted by the YMCA of Greater Toronto.

Skills for Substance Use Engagement @ St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Upper Auditorium
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Presented by: Elisha Dekort, Interim Manager of Community Psychiatry Services and the Concurrent Disorders Capacity Building Team

This presentation will provide an overview of the different evidence based practices for working with clients who use substances and how to utilize those practices to build engagement.

Attend on August 21st or 22nd in-person or remotely via webcast.

These sessions are hosted by the Concurrent Disorders Capacity Building Team.

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Skills for Substance Use Engagement @ St. Joseph's Healthcare Hamilton - Upper Auditorium
Aug 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Presented by: Elisha Dekort, Interim Manager of Community Psychiatry Services and the Concurrent Disorders Capacity Building Team

This presentation will provide an overview of the different evidence based practices for working with clients who use substances and how to utilize those practices to build engagement.

Attend on August 21st or 22nd in-person or remotely via webcast.

These sessions are hosted by the Concurrent Disorders Capacity Building Team.

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Take 5: How to put Mindfulness-into-action for Resilience, Collaborative and a Psychologically Safe Workplace @ Online
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Learn about ‘mindfulness-in-action’ and how Take 5 can positively contribute to a psychologically healthy and safe work environment by helping busy professionals be focused, engaged, and less stressed in the middle of whatever they’re doing.

As part of this learning opportunity, MindWell-U is gifting all registrants a free trial of the 30 Day Mindfulness Challenge. Take 5 is the core mindfulness-in-action skill developed on the Mindfulness Challenge, an evidence-based online training for workplaces. By signing up for the webinar, you will also receive an email from MindWell-U with a link to register for the training.

This webinar is hosted by the Mental Health Commission of Canada.

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