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2018 Addictions & Mental Health Ontario Conference

  • Toronto Hilton Hotel 145 Richmond Street West Toronto, ON, M5H 2L2 Canada (map)

TITLE OF TALK: "RESILIENCE, TRAUMA and the BRAIN"

"The Addictions and Mental Health Conference is the province's largest annual gathering of addiction and mental health workers, researchers, policy makers and knowledge brokers. We look forward to seeing you there!"

REGISTRATION: AMHO Website

PRESENTATION DESCRIPTION: This is your boot camp training on resilience, trauma and the brain! Both the novice MHA worker and the experienced clinician will appreciate the practical presentation on trauma and resilience strength-building. Questionnaires, tools and tricks will be shared by Dr. Filion who has over 25 years of experience in the field.

WORKSHOP OBJECTIVES: (1)To help identify potential trauma and assess resilience strengths. (2) To better understand trauma, the brain and related symptoms. (3) To increase skills and knowledge pertaining to resilience-building by offering the tools for rapid success (e.g. the 21-day recipe) and the ground-work for sustained results (e.g. the “T.E.S.E.R.” approach).