When, what: the agenda
Being human: helping clients into enriched recovery
Uniting addiction-recovery carers to exchange best practice
WORLD DRUG DAY: MONDAY 26 JUNE 2017
8am Optional 'Open' 12-step Meeting
For people in recovery and professionals and carers who want to witness
how it works.
9.15am Welcome, Thanks
presented by Deirdre Boyd + Rt Hon Lord Mancroft
Recovery from addiction is possible; this day explains how .
9.30am Personal Views of the Politics of Recov ery
presented by Home Secretary Amber Rudd* and
Shadow Health Minister Jonathan Ashworth*
Both of these leading government politicians have personal experience
of loved ones lost to addiction and the benefits which recovery brings.
How do they plan to translate this into practice for the country?
10am Strategy for Survival: Keeping rehabs + patients alive
presented by Caroline Cole
Identify how rehabs can transcend competitiveness and work together
to achieve a win for all - and ultimately for clients who need their help.
10.30am Neuroscience of Addiction + Recov ery
presented by Daniela Collins
Why can’t people stop addictive behaviours even when they want to?
We analyse the epigenetics and neurobiology of addiction.
Have a coffee/tea and cookies, visit exhibitors to see what they can
offer, enter free raffle for jewellery and kindles.
11.30am Families Living with Addiction + Recov ery
presented by Professor David Best
Preliminary findings from the UK's first nationwide survey designed
to document the lives of family members of people in addiction and
recovery from alcohol and other drugs.
12pm Accreditation – protecting clients + professionals
presented by Mary Jo Mather, Donna Johnson + Glynis Read
IC&RC offers 'gold standard' alcohol & drug professional certification
and has 50,000 members globally. It can help you build your business.
12.30pm Help or Harm: conversations we have with ourselves
presented by Maria Arpa
How the Dialogue Road Map helps healing and recovery in substance
misuse and addictions, converting conflict to resolution. It can help you
AN ALL-ROUND AGENDA
Presentations and workshops at this symposium cover ~
Therapeutic Effectiveness: Tips and tricks, useful exercises plus
indepth understanding on tackling real practice dilemmas – including
therapists' need to care for themselves in order to care for clients.
Brief Interventions: How to make therapeutic progress in limitedcontact
CEUs / CPDs
Due to life, changes might occur – updates at www.recoveryplusdb.com
or limited-time situations.
Management Issues, including Policy: Ways to increase access to
rehab; there will also be CEO meetings facilitated by consultants.
REUNITING COLLEAGUES, MEETING NEW ONES
In response to highly positive feedback from attendees at earlier
Recovery Plus events, all presentations on will be 'plenary' – ie,
everyone will be seated together during the day, to network naturally.
To boost conviviality, we will also provide lunch prepared by 5* chefs.
HEAR ALL PRESENTATIONS, ENJOY ALL SPEAKERS
Our exacting response to delegates' feedback also means that all
delegates will hear all presentations: no difficult choices, no missing out.
A HIGHLY RESPECTED FACULTY
We have assembled an impressive range of presenters from around the
world who have accumulated vast experience of direct work with clients
and/or have published relevant academic or practical works – read their
achievements in the speaker bios towards the back of this programme.
THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS:
* Delays in confirmation due to the General Election on 8 June *